Multi-Impairment Monitoring for Photonic Networks

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

Proceedings: ECOC 2007

Pages: 4Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Anderson, Trevor B.; Dods, Sarah D.; Clarke, Ken; Bedo, Justin; Kowalczyk, Adam (National ICT Australia, Victorian Research Laboratory, Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, University of Melbourne, VIC 3010, Australia)

As optical networks become more complex, the need to monitor more than just channel wavelength, power and OSNR becomes compelling. In this paper we describe an asynchronous sampling technique that can measure multiple simultaneous impairments.