Non-linear Routing Impairments in Wavelength Switched Optical Networks

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Author Dimitri Papadimitriou 
Last updated 2001-11-09
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Today, in transparent optical networks, the increasing bit-rate (10 Gbit/s and up to 40 Gbit/s in the future), combined with the increasing number of wavelengths (16 and higher up to 320) and a narrowing of the channels spacing, enhance the impact of non-linear effects on optical signal quality.


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