Bi-directional unrepeatered transmission over 436 km using third-order distributed Raman amplification

Conference: ECOC 2007 - 33rd European Conference and Exhibition of Optical Communication
09/16/2007 - 09/20/2007 at Berlin, Germany

Proceedings: ECOC 2007

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Brandon, E.; Bousselet, P.; Brylski, I.; Tranvouez, N.; Mongardien, D. (Alcatel-Lucent, Centre de Villarceaux 91625 Nozay, FRANCE)

An error-free transmission experiment in bidirectional unrepeatered configuration over 436 km is reported. Particular attention has been paid to Rayleigh backscattering and distributed Raman amplification, enabling us to cover 77 dB span loss.