We experimentally evaluate filtering penalties due to channel add/drop in optical nodes for 32GBd PM-8QAM and PM-16QAM signals, transmitted over 37.5GHz WDM grid. Optical spectral shaping is employed in each node to mitigate optical filtering penalties.
|Title of host publication||Proceedings of the 40th European Conference on Optical Communication (ECOC 2014), 21-25 September 2014, Cannes, France|
|Place of Publication||Piscataway|
|Publisher||Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers|
|Publication status||Published - 2014|