Field Implementation of Fiber Cable Monitoring for Mesh Networks with Optimized Multi-Channel Sensor Placement

Publication Date: 3/24/2024

Event: OFC 2024

Reference: Tu3J.3: 1-3, 2024

Authors: Philip N. Ji, NEC Laboratories America, Inc.; Zilong Ye, California State University; Glenn Wellbrock, Verizon Corporation; Tiejun Xia, Verizon Corporation; Ming-Fang Huang, NEC Laboratories America, Inc.; Yoshiaki Aono, NEC Corporation; Ting Wang, NEC Laboratories America, Inc.

Abstract: We develop a heuristic solution to effectively optimize the placement of multi-channel distributed fiber optic sensors in mesh optical fiber cable networks. The solution has been implemented in a field network to provide continuous monitoring.

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