Performance of a 43Gb/s NRZ-DPSK Signal Over a 1440km Commercial 10Gb/s DWDM System, Under Varying DPSK Decoder FSR Values

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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Leung, Irene; Nicholl, Gary; Wakim, Walid (Cisco Systems Inc., 3000 Innovation Drive, Kanata, Ontario, Canada K2K 3E)
Malouin, Christian (StrataLight Communications Inc., 151 Albright Way, Los Gatos, CA, 95032 USA)

We investigate the performance of a 43Gb/s NRZ-DPSK signal over a 1440km commercial 10Gb/s DWDM Network. Utilizing DPSK decoder FSR values of 50GHz and 65GHz, we demonstrate the robustness of the signal to optical filtering.