More Than Communications: Environment Monitoring Using Existing Data Center Network Infrastructure

Publication Date: 3/8/2020

Event: OFC 2020

Reference: W3G.1:1-3, 2020

Authors: Yoshiaki Aono, NEC Corporation; Philip N. Ji, NEC Laboratories America, Inc.; Ezra Ip, NEC Laboratories America, Inc.

Abstract: We propose reusing existing optical cables in metropolitan networks for distributed sensing using a bidirectional, dual-band architecture where communications and sensing signals can coexist with weak interaction on the same optical fiber.

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