10GE CWDM

Alex Pilosov alex at pilosoft.com
Sun Sep 7 22:21:53 CDT 2008


On Sun, 7 Sep 2008, Bradley Urberg-Carlson, VISI wrote:

>    I've wondered if one could shoot with DWDM 10G optics into two channels
>    of a CWDM mux.  For example, by connecting DWDM channel 359 (center
>    1530.33 nm) and 334 (center 1550.12 nm) to the 1530/1550 filters of a
>    CWDM mux with 20nm spacing (+/- 6.5nm pass band).  Might that support
>    1x10gig + 3x1gig on a single strand, or 2x10G + 6x1G on a pair?  (and
>    no, I haven't tried it).
Yes, that'll work fine.

You can also use DWDM mux to mux down 1529.53/1530.33/1531.13 and put them 
all into 1530 channel. (Same with 1550 channels).

http://www.nanog.org/meetings/nanog38/presentations/pilosov.pdf

http://www.nanog.org/meetings/nanog37/presentations/4-pilosov.pdf





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