Conference Proceedings

Monitoring of multiple modulation formats using asynchronous delay-tap sampling

Ken Clarke, Trevor Anderson, Sarah D Dods

2007 THE JOINT INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON OPTICAL INTERNET AND AUSTRALIAN CONFERENCE ON OPTICAL FIBRE TECHNOLOGY | IEEE | Published : 2007

Abstract

We describe a novel approach to optical monitoring for the effective management of future all-optical networks carrying multiple modulation formats and bit-rates that uses a narrowband optical filter in combination with asynchronous delay-tap sampling.