A wavelength selective switch for optical add/drop multiplexing of sub-bands within Nyquist WDM super-channels

William Peter Corcoran, Chen Zhu, Jochen Schroeder, Leimeng Zhuang, Benjamin Foo, Maurizio Burla, Willem Beeker, Arne Leinse, Chris G H Roeloffzen, Arthur Lowery

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Abstract

By retrofitting a commercially available WSS with an external photonic integrated circuit module, we demonstrate switching of 12-GHz sub-bands from a Nyquist WDM super-channel. This allows wavelength provisioning in spectrally efficient systems with only a 4% guard-band.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2015 European Conference on Optical Communication (ECOC2015)
EditorsSalvador Sales, Raul Munoz
Place of PublicationPiscataway NJ USA
PublisherIEEE, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
Pages343-345
Number of pages3
ISBN (Print)9781467379502
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2015
EventEuropean Conference on Optical Communication (ECOC) 2015 - Feria Valencia Convention Centre, Valencia, Spain
Duration: 27 Sep 20151 Oct 2015
Conference number: 41st
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Conference

ConferenceEuropean Conference on Optical Communication (ECOC) 2015
Abbreviated titleECOC 2015
CountrySpain
CityValencia
Period27/09/151/10/15
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Corcoran, W. P., Zhu, C., Schroeder, J., Zhuang, L., Foo, B., Burla, M., Beeker, W., Leinse, A., Roeloffzen, C. G. H., & Lowery, A. (2015). A wavelength selective switch for optical add/drop multiplexing of sub-bands within Nyquist WDM super-channels. In S. Sales, & R. Munoz (Eds.), 2015 European Conference on Optical Communication (ECOC2015) (pp. 343-345). IEEE, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. https://doi.org/10.1109/ECOC.2015.7341951