A MULTILAYER APPROACH FOR OPTICAL NETWORKS PLANNING
Keywords:Optical fiber networks, Coherent communications, Cross-layer design
With the increase in demand to Backbone networks, one became fundamental the application of new telecommunication technologies for ecient use of devices and optical links, such as xPSK modulations with dual polarization, dispersion compensating bers, coherent detection and digital processing signals. Thus, network planning using analytical models have been proposed in the last years for this purpose. In this paper we propose the use of numerical simulations in wavelength-division multiplexing networks planning via a novel iterative method with high-performance processing, which does an analysis of the quality of transmission in transparent networks.
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