25 October 2004 Benefits and challenges in transparent optical networks
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This paper explains benefits and challenges of future transparent optical networks. With a special focus on new transmitter/receiver designs, it discusses the key components enabling transparency. The challenges in the system design of such networks are also addressed.
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Stefan Herbst, Stefan Herbst, Joerg-Peter Elbers, Joerg-Peter Elbers, Cornelius Fuerst, Cornelius Fuerst, Helmut Griesser, Helmut Griesser, Horst Wernz, Horst Wernz, Christoph Glingener, Christoph Glingener, } "Benefits and challenges in transparent optical networks", Proc. SPIE 5596, Optical Transmission Systems and Equipment for WDM Networking III, (25 October 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.572975; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.572975

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