Cascadability Investigation of High Granular Optical Channel Defragmentation Node for Flexible Optical Networks

Conference: ECOC 2016 - 42nd European Conference on Optical Communication
09/18/2016 - 09/22/2016 at Düsseldorf, Deutschland

Proceedings: ECOC 2016

Pages: 3Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Shimizu, Satoshi; Wada, Naoya (National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT), Tokyo, Japan)
Cincotti, Gabriella (Engineering Department, University Roma Tre, Rome, Italy)

Two different node configurations are testes: no-guard-interval (No-GI) and inter-band guard-interval (IB-GI) configuration. The bit-error-rate of No-GI exceeds 10-3 after 8-hop, whereas 16- hop was achieved in IB-GI configuration with BER~10-3, owing to the elimination of tight filtering.