T. Ohara, M. Teshima, S. Aisawa, and M. Jinno, "OTN Technology for Multi-flow Optical Transponder in Elastic 400G/1T Transmission Era,"
in National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference,
OSA Technical Digest
(Optical Society of America, 2012), paper JW2A.8.
We study the multi-flow optical transponder from the viewpoint of OTN. Rate flexible OTU and multiplexing hierarchy for the elastic network are studied in detail and the required OTN standard extension is elucidated.