Remote Control for ROADMs in IP-over-CWDM Networks

Osanori KOYAMA  Michio HASHIMOTO  Akira UENO  Yutaka KATSUYAMA  

IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Communications   Vol.E91-B   No.9   pp.2991-2993
Publication Date: 2008/09/01
Online ISSN: 1745-1345
DOI: 10.1093/ietcom/e91-b.9.2991
Print ISSN: 0916-8516
Type of Manuscript: LETTER
Category: Fiber-Optic Transmission for Communications
ROADM,  optical IP network,  remote control,  

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Remote control scheme for the ROADMs (Reconfigurable Optical Add/Drop Multilplexers) were designed, and 3 sets of the ROADM were manufactured for use in IP-over-CWDM networks. The control performance was examined, and lightpaths could be reconfigured successfully by the control.