Investigation of Potential MPI Effects on Supervisory Channel Transmission Below Cable Cut-off in G.654 Fibres

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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Downie, John D.; Hurley, Jason; Zakharian, Aramais; Ten, Sergey (Corning Incorporated, 1 Riverfront Plaza, SP-AR-02-1, Corning, NY 14831, USA)
DePedro, Hector; Garner, Steven; Blaker, Jeremy (Corning Incorporated, Center for Fiber-Optic Testing, Corning, NY 14831, USA)
Mills, Greg (Corning Incorporated, Corning Optical Communications, Winston-Salem, NC 27107, USA)

We examine supervisory channel transmission at wavelengths below cable cut-off in G.654 fibres via modelling and cabled fibre tests. We find negligible MPI and no penalty for 2.5 Gb/s transmission in a worst-case configuration up to 40 nm below cut-off.