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WDM Ring Performance Improvement by Means of a Nonlinear Effects Crosstalk Minimization Algorithm

Reis, J.D. ; Neto, B. ; André, P.S ; Teixeira, A.

WDM Ring Performance Improvement by Means of a Nonlinear Effects Crosstalk Minimization Algorithm, Proc OSA Optical Fiber Communications - OFC, San Diego, United States, Vol. CD, pp. JThA77 - -, March, 2009.

Digital Object Identifier: 10.1364/NFOEC.2009.JThA77

Abstract
An automatic method based on a genetic algorithm to assess and minimize the impact of nonlinear crosstalk in WDM ring channels is presented and validated. The objective is achieved by optimizing channel frequencies and powers.