Experimental Demonstration of a Programmable S-BVT with PDM Capability for Flexible Optical Metro 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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Nadal, Laia; Svaluto Moreolo, Michela; Fabrega, Josep M.; Vilchez, Francisco Javier (Centre Tecnologic de Telecomunicacions de Catalunya, Spain)

We experimentally demonstrate a programmable sliceable-BVT with PDM capability and adaptive FEC selection based on DD-OFDM, achieving 40G-100G transmission rates. PDM slice-ability is also assessed within the ADRENALINE network nodes enabling up to 50% spectral saving.