Doubling the ROADM sites using pairwise coding for 4%-guard-band superchannels

Chen Zhu, Bill Corcoran, Leimeng Zhuang, Arthur J. Lowery

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We propose pairwise coding to enhance a superchannel's tolerance to non-idea ROADM filtering effect. Experimental results show that the number of ROADMs can be double in links with 4% guard-band superchannels.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2016 Optical Fiber Communications [i.e. Communication] Conference and Exhibition, OFC 2016
Subtitle of host publicationAnaheim, California, USA (20-24 March 2016)
EditorsMartin Birk, Xiang Liu, David J Richardson
Place of PublicationWashington DC USA
PublisherOptical Society of America (OSA)
Pages325 - 327
Number of pages3
ISBN (Electronic)9781943580071
ISBN (Print)9781509007356
Publication statusPublished - 9 Aug 2016
EventOptical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition 2016 - Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim, United States of America
Duration: 20 Mar 201624 Mar 2016 (Proceedings)


ConferenceOptical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition 2016
Abbreviated titleOFC 2016
Country/TerritoryUnited States of America
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