Optical signal quality monitoring using fibre-Bragg-grating-based correlators in optical packet-switched 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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Vilar, Ruth; Ramos, Francisco; Marti, Javier (Nanophotonics Technology Centre, Universidad Politcnica de Valencia, Camino de Vera s/n, 46022 Valencia (Spain))

A novel technique based on the use of optical pulse correlation to assess the signal quality at the optical domain with relaxed speed requirements is proposed. The method is compared to traditional techniques based on BER estimation.