In-service measurement of the OSNR in ROADM-based 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: PDFPersonal VDE Members are entitled to a 10% discount on this title
Moench, Wolfgang (JDSU, Muehleweg 5, 72800 Eningen, Germany)
Larikova, Julia (Tellabs)
Optical networks using ROADMs present a challenge for OSNR testing. We propose a new method for measuring the in-band OSNR based on a high resolution optical spectrum analyzer using a new optical polarization splitting method.