Elastic black link for future vendor independent optical networks

M. Gunkel, A. Mattheus, A. Napoli, G. Meloni, F. Fresi, T. Rahman

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We review the status of Black Link standardization activities, prospects and challenges on possible elastic-optical extensions, and report on the latest experimental achievements on DSP technology compatibility for next generation 1.28 Tb/s PM-16QAM super-channel.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 2015 Optical Fiber Communication Conference (OFC), 22-26 March 2015, Los Angeles, California
Place of PublicationPiscataway
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
ISBN (Print)978-1-55752-937-4
Publication statusPublished - 2015


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