Adaptive Transceivers in Nonlinear Flexible 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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Ives, David J.; Savory, Seb J. (Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK)
Alvarado, Alex (Optical Networks Group, University College London, London, WC1E 7JE, UK)

Transceiver adaptation is essential within an optical network to make effective use of the physical layer resources. We investigate the types of adaptation, the granularity of control and its effect on network data throughput.