Nonlinear-Impairments- and Crosstalk-Aware Resource Allocation Schemes for Multicore-Fiber-based Flexgrid 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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Dharmaweera, Madushanka Nishan; Karlsson, Magnus (Department of Microtechnology and Nanoscience, Photonics Laboratory, Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden)
Yan, Li; Agrell, Erik (Department of Signals and Systems, Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden)

In this study, we propose a novel spectrum and core allocation scheme that incorporates both intra-core physical layer impairments and inter-core crosstalk. We demonstrate that accounting for the latter increases spectral efficiency by at least 50% when crosstalk is significant.