5 March 2007 ROADM architectures and technologies for agile optical networks
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We review the different optoelectronic component and module technologies that have been developed for use in ROADM subsystems, and describe their principles of operation, designs, features, advantages, and challenges. We also describe the various needs for reconfigurable optical add/drop switching in agile optical networks. For each network need, we present the different ROADM subsystem architecture options with their pros and cons, and describe the optoelectronic technologies supporting each architecture.
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Louay Eldada, Louay Eldada, } "ROADM architectures and technologies for agile optical networks", Proc. SPIE 6476, Optoelectronic Integrated Circuits IX, 647605 (5 March 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.707845; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.707845
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