Chromatic dispersion and OSNR monitoring in a WDM 40Gbit/s system
Conference: ECOC 2007 - 33rd European Conference and Exhibition of Optical Communication
09/16/2007 - 09/20/2007 at Berlin, Germany
Proceedings: ECOC 2007
Pages: 2Language: englishTyp: PDFPersonal VDE Members are entitled to a 10% discount on this title
Baker-Meflah, Lamia; Thomsen, Benn; Mitchell, John E.; Bayvel, Polina (Dept. of Electronic & Electrical Engineering, UCL (University College London), Torrington Place, London WC1E 7JE, United Kingdom)
A technique based on spectral analysis after frequency down-conversion for multi-impairment monitoring in 40Gbit/s multi-channel systems is proposed and experimentally demonstrated. The use of electrooptic down-conversion makes it cost effective for multi-channel operation.