Ultra-High Capacity 40-Gb/s WDM Systems

Torben N. NIELSEN  

IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Electronics   Vol.E84-C   No.5   pp.516-518
Publication Date: 2001/05/01
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Print ISSN: 0916-8516
Type of Manuscript: INVITED PAPER (Joint Special Issue on Recent Progress in Optoelectronics and Communications)
Category: Optical Systems and Technologies
Raman,  WDM transmission,  optical communication,  dispersion,  

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The demonstrated capacity of 40-Gb/s WDM systems is now exceeding 3-Tb/s. We will discuss some of the enabling technologies for these high capacities and some of the technologies that may push the aggregate capacity of WDM systems towards 10-Tb/s.