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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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
Number of pages3
ISBN (Print)9781467379502
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
https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/conhome/7318283/proceeding (Proceedings)


ConferenceEuropean Conference on Optical Communication (ECOC) 2015
Abbreviated titleECOC 2015
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