Abstract

We show the first simultaneous OSNR monitoring of two 40 Gb/s OOK and DPSK channels, using only a wavelength selective switch and two slow photodetectors. Our approach is modulation format and bit-rate independent and can easily be included in existing reconfigurable networks.

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2007

X. Liu, Y.-H. Kao, S. Chandrasekhar, I. Kang, S. Cabot, and L. Buhl, "OSNR Monitoring Method for OOK and DPSK Based on Optical Delay Interferometer," IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 19, 1172-1174 (2007).
[CrossRef]

Y. K. Lize, L. Christen, J.-Y. Yang, P. Saghari, S. Nuccio, A. E. Willner, and R. Kashyap, "Independent and Simultaneous Monitoring of Chromatic and Polarization-Mode Dispersion in OOK and DPSK Transmission," IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 19, 3-5 (2007).
[CrossRef]

C. Xie, D. C. Kilper, L. Möller, and R. Ryf, "Orthogonal-Polarization Heterodyne OSNR Monitoring Insensitive to Polarization-Mode Dispersion and Nonlinear Polarization Scattering," J. Lightwave Technol. 25, 177-183 (2007).
[CrossRef]

2005

2004

2001

J. Lee, D. Jung, C. Kim, and Y. Chung, "OSNR monitoring technique using polarization-nulling method," IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 13, 88-90 (2001).
[CrossRef]

Z. Tao, Z. Chen, L. Fu, D. Wu, and A. Xu, "Monitoring of OSNR by using a Mach-Zehnder interferometer," Opt. Technol. Lett. 30, 63-65 (2001).
[CrossRef]

Abakoumov, D.

Bach, R.

Barry, L. P.

Baxter, G.

Blows, J. L.

Blumenthal, D. J.

Bolger, J. A.

Bradley, A. L.

Brodsky, M.

Buhl, L.

X. Liu, Y.-H. Kao, S. Chandrasekhar, I. Kang, S. Cabot, and L. Buhl, "OSNR Monitoring Method for OOK and DPSK Based on Optical Delay Interferometer," IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 19, 1172-1174 (2007).
[CrossRef]

Bulla, D. A. P.

Cabot, S.

X. Liu, Y.-H. Kao, S. Chandrasekhar, I. Kang, S. Cabot, and L. Buhl, "OSNR Monitoring Method for OOK and DPSK Based on Optical Delay Interferometer," IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 19, 1172-1174 (2007).
[CrossRef]

Cadena, G.

Chandrasekhar, S.

X. Liu, Y.-H. Kao, S. Chandrasekhar, I. Kang, S. Cabot, and L. Buhl, "OSNR Monitoring Method for OOK and DPSK Based on Optical Delay Interferometer," IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 19, 1172-1174 (2007).
[CrossRef]

Chen, Z.

Z. Tao, Z. Chen, L. Fu, D. Wu, and A. Xu, "Monitoring of OSNR by using a Mach-Zehnder interferometer," Opt. Technol. Lett. 30, 63-65 (2001).
[CrossRef]

Choi, D.-Y.

Christen, L.

Y. K. Lize, L. Christen, J.-Y. Yang, P. Saghari, S. Nuccio, A. E. Willner, and R. Kashyap, "Independent and Simultaneous Monitoring of Chromatic and Polarization-Mode Dispersion in OOK and DPSK Transmission," IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 19, 3-5 (2007).
[CrossRef]

Chung, Y.

J. Lee, D. Jung, C. Kim, and Y. Chung, "OSNR monitoring technique using polarization-nulling method," IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 13, 88-90 (2001).
[CrossRef]

Donegan, J. F.

Eggleton, B. J.

Einstein, D.

Feuer, M. D.

Flood, E.

Frisken, S.

Fu, A.

Fu, L.

Z. Tao, Z. Chen, L. Fu, D. Wu, and A. Xu, "Monitoring of OSNR by using a Mach-Zehnder interferometer," Opt. Technol. Lett. 30, 63-65 (2001).
[CrossRef]

Guo, W. H.

Jeon, S.-W.

Jung, D.

J. Lee, D. Jung, C. Kim, and Y. Chung, "OSNR monitoring technique using polarization-nulling method," IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 13, 88-90 (2001).
[CrossRef]

Jung, M. A.

Kang, I.

X. Liu, Y.-H. Kao, S. Chandrasekhar, I. Kang, S. Cabot, and L. Buhl, "OSNR Monitoring Method for OOK and DPSK Based on Optical Delay Interferometer," IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 19, 1172-1174 (2007).
[CrossRef]

Kao, Y.-H.

X. Liu, Y.-H. Kao, S. Chandrasekhar, I. Kang, S. Cabot, and L. Buhl, "OSNR Monitoring Method for OOK and DPSK Based on Optical Delay Interferometer," IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 19, 1172-1174 (2007).
[CrossRef]

Kashyap, R.

Y. K. Lize, L. Christen, J.-Y. Yang, P. Saghari, S. Nuccio, A. E. Willner, and R. Kashyap, "Independent and Simultaneous Monitoring of Chromatic and Polarization-Mode Dispersion in OOK and DPSK Transmission," IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 19, 3-5 (2007).
[CrossRef]

Kilper, D. C.

Kim, C.

J. Lee, D. Jung, C. Kim, and Y. Chung, "OSNR monitoring technique using polarization-nulling method," IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 13, 88-90 (2001).
[CrossRef]

Kim, Y. H.

Kitayama, K.-i.

Kozicki, B.

Landolsi, T.

Lee, B. H.

Lee, J.

J. Lee, D. Jung, C. Kim, and Y. Chung, "OSNR monitoring technique using polarization-nulling method," IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 13, 88-90 (2001).
[CrossRef]

Littler, I.

Liu, X.

X. Liu, Y.-H. Kao, S. Chandrasekhar, I. Kang, S. Cabot, and L. Buhl, "OSNR Monitoring Method for OOK and DPSK Based on Optical Delay Interferometer," IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 19, 1172-1174 (2007).
[CrossRef]

Lize, Y. K.

Y. K. Lize, L. Christen, J.-Y. Yang, P. Saghari, S. Nuccio, A. E. Willner, and R. Kashyap, "Independent and Simultaneous Monitoring of Chromatic and Polarization-Mode Dispersion in OOK and DPSK Transmission," IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 19, 3-5 (2007).
[CrossRef]

Luan, F.

Luther-Davies, B.

Lynch, M.

Madden, S. J.

Maruta, A.

Möller, L.

Nelson, L. E.

Ng, T. T.

Nuccio, S.

Y. K. Lize, L. Christen, J.-Y. Yang, P. Saghari, S. Nuccio, A. E. Willner, and R. Kashyap, "Independent and Simultaneous Monitoring of Chromatic and Polarization-Mode Dispersion in OOK and DPSK Transmission," IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 19, 3-5 (2007).
[CrossRef]

Oh, J. M.

Ostar, L.

Pan, Z.

Z. Pan, C. Yu, and A. E. Willner, "Optical performance monitoring for the next generation optical communication networks," Opt. Fiber Technol. 16, 20-45 (2010).
[CrossRef]

Park, C.-S.

Pelusi, M. D.

Poole, S.

Preiss, M.

Reid, D.

Rochette, M.

Roelens, M. A. F.

Ryf, R.

Saghari, P.

Y. K. Lize, L. Christen, J.-Y. Yang, P. Saghari, S. Nuccio, A. E. Willner, and R. Kashyap, "Independent and Simultaneous Monitoring of Chromatic and Polarization-Mode Dispersion in OOK and DPSK Transmission," IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 19, 3-5 (2007).
[CrossRef]

Schröder, J.

Tao, Z.

Z. Tao, Z. Chen, L. Fu, D. Wu, and A. Xu, "Monitoring of OSNR by using a Mach-Zehnder interferometer," Opt. Technol. Lett. 30, 63-65 (2001).
[CrossRef]

Vo, T. D.

Willner, A. E.

Z. Pan, C. Yu, and A. E. Willner, "Optical performance monitoring for the next generation optical communication networks," Opt. Fiber Technol. 16, 20-45 (2010).
[CrossRef]

Y. K. Lize, L. Christen, J.-Y. Yang, P. Saghari, S. Nuccio, A. E. Willner, and R. Kashyap, "Independent and Simultaneous Monitoring of Chromatic and Polarization-Mode Dispersion in OOK and DPSK Transmission," IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 19, 3-5 (2007).
[CrossRef]

D. C. Kilper, R. Bach, D. J. Blumenthal, D. Einstein, T. Landolsi, L. Ostar, M. Preiss, and A. E. Willner, "Optical Performance Monitoring," J. Lightwave Technol. 22, 294 (2004).
[CrossRef]

Wu, D.

Z. Tao, Z. Chen, L. Fu, D. Wu, and A. Xu, "Monitoring of OSNR by using a Mach-Zehnder interferometer," Opt. Technol. Lett. 30, 63-65 (2001).
[CrossRef]

Xie, C.

Xu, A.

Z. Tao, Z. Chen, L. Fu, D. Wu, and A. Xu, "Monitoring of OSNR by using a Mach-Zehnder interferometer," Opt. Technol. Lett. 30, 63-65 (2001).
[CrossRef]

Yang, J.-Y.

Y. K. Lize, L. Christen, J.-Y. Yang, P. Saghari, S. Nuccio, A. E. Willner, and R. Kashyap, "Independent and Simultaneous Monitoring of Chromatic and Polarization-Mode Dispersion in OOK and DPSK Transmission," IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 19, 3-5 (2007).
[CrossRef]

Yu, C.

Z. Pan, C. Yu, and A. E. Willner, "Optical performance monitoring for the next generation optical communication networks," Opt. Fiber Technol. 16, 20-45 (2010).
[CrossRef]

IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett.

X. Liu, Y.-H. Kao, S. Chandrasekhar, I. Kang, S. Cabot, and L. Buhl, "OSNR Monitoring Method for OOK and DPSK Based on Optical Delay Interferometer," IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 19, 1172-1174 (2007).
[CrossRef]

Y. K. Lize, L. Christen, J.-Y. Yang, P. Saghari, S. Nuccio, A. E. Willner, and R. Kashyap, "Independent and Simultaneous Monitoring of Chromatic and Polarization-Mode Dispersion in OOK and DPSK Transmission," IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 19, 3-5 (2007).
[CrossRef]

J. Lee, D. Jung, C. Kim, and Y. Chung, "OSNR monitoring technique using polarization-nulling method," IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 13, 88-90 (2001).
[CrossRef]

J. Lightwave Technol.

Opt. Express

Opt. Fiber Technol.

Z. Pan, C. Yu, and A. E. Willner, "Optical performance monitoring for the next generation optical communication networks," Opt. Fiber Technol. 16, 20-45 (2010).
[CrossRef]

Opt. Lett.

Opt. Technol. Lett.

Z. Tao, Z. Chen, L. Fu, D. Wu, and A. Xu, "Monitoring of OSNR by using a Mach-Zehnder interferometer," Opt. Technol. Lett. 30, 63-65 (2001).
[CrossRef]

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