Effect of Statistical Variations in the Response of Cascaded ROADMs on 100 Gb/s DP QPSK System Performance
Conference: ECOC 2016 - 42nd European Conference on Optical Communication
09/18/2016 - 09/22/2016 at Düsseldorf, Deutschland
Proceedings: ECOC 2016
Pages: 3Language: englishTyp: PDFPersonal VDE Members are entitled to a 10% discount on this title
Cartledge, John C.; Doggart, Clay (Queen’s University, Kingston, ON, Canada)
O'Sullivan, Maurice; Laperle, Charles; Borowiec, Andrzej; Roberts, Kim (Ciena Corporation, Ottawa, ON, Canada)
Using a real-time transceiver, the performance implications of passband impairments and bandwidth narrowing resulting from the cascading of ROADMs are assessed using a programmable optical filter and variable bandwidth optical filter to emulate the overall response.