Mitigation of XGM and Add/Drop Induced Penalties in SOA-based Metro WDM Ring 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: 2Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Rogowski, T.; Faralli, S.; Bolognini, G.; Pasquale, F. Di (Scuola Superiore SantAnna, 56124 Pisa, Italy)
Muro, R. Di; Nayar, B. (Ericsson Ltd, New Century Park, Coventry CV3 1JG, UK)

Performance of link control techniques in SOA-based metro WDM-ring networks has been characterized in steady-state and dynamic conditions; such techniques in short-span ring networks provide XGM reduction, effective OSNR improvement and significant BER transient reduction during add/drop operation.