Filtering effects of cascaded flex-grid roadms with high spectral resolution filters on the transmission of Nyquist and quasi-Nyquist WDM super-channels

Pablo Torres-Ferrera, José Manuel Rivas-Moscoso, Dimitrios Klonidis, Dan M. Marom, Ioannis Tomkos

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Abstract

A cascade of two-stage coarse and fine WSS is studied for Nyquist- and quasi-Nyquist WDM systems. Results show that edge tributaries experience excess performance degradation, resulting in a transmission distance drop by about a factor of 2 for quasi-Nyquist WDM.

Original languageAmerican English
Title of host publication2014 13th International Conference on Optical Communications and Networks, ICOCN 2014
EditorsGangxiang Shen
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
ISBN (Electronic)9781479972180
DOIs
StatePublished - 15 Dec 2014
Event2014 13th International Conference on Optical Communications and Networks, ICOCN 2014 - Suzhou, China
Duration: 9 Nov 201410 Nov 2014

Publication series

Name2014 13th International Conference on Optical Communications and Networks, ICOCN 2014

Conference

Conference2014 13th International Conference on Optical Communications and Networks, ICOCN 2014
Country/TerritoryChina
CitySuzhou
Period9/11/1410/11/14

Bibliographical note

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© 2014 IEEE.

Keywords

  • Elastic optical networks
  • High spectral resolution filter
  • Nyquist-WDM
  • ROADM
  • filter cascade

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