ADVA Optical Networking and Corning will exhibit a 100 G solution for the metro environment at the OFC/NFOEC 2012 in Los Angeles. This solution features the minimal cost-per-bit 100G transmission over a distance of 125 km with no passive dispersion compensation or inline amplification, working with standard single-mode fiber with increase reach of nearly 85 km.
The demonstration based on Corning LEAF fiber and ADVA FSP 3000 will show the cost-effective deployment of 100 G technology and reduced capital expenses, thereby developing high-data-rate networks with ease.
The 100G Metro solution of ADVA Optical Networking is based on non-coherent, direct-detection technology, presenting an energy-efficient solution for metro networks to 500 km. The widely-used non-zero dispersion shifted fiber, known as Corning LEAF optical fiber, operates to extend the reach from 40 km for standard single-mode fiber to up to 125km. This satisfactory reach will comply with several metro network demands.
The Division Vice President and Director, Worldwide Marketing, Optical Fiber, Corning, Barry Linchuck said that Corning’s partnership with ADVA Optical Networking will successfully demonstrate this dynamic combination of fiber and transmission equipment for the application domains of both metro and regional space. As demonstrated by the installation of over 30 million km, LEAF optical fiber has been delivering compelling value for long-haul applications for over 10 years. Following the increase in the capacity of networks due to the demand for high-speed broadband, demonstration will represent the sustaining role of LEAF optical fibers in efficient network operations.