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TOPRATE

Terabit/s Optical Transmission Systems based on Ultra-high Channel Bitrate


Acronym: TOPRATE
Project type: European
Period: 01-09-2001 / 28-02-2005
Reference: IST-2000-28657
Coordinator: ALCATEL SEL AG
More information: CORDIS website


Project description:
The project aims to develop and demonstrate advanced system technologies enabling the transmission of several Terabit/s capacity over one optical fiber, and aims to realize the first demonstration of multi-Terabit/s transmission over installed European fiber infrastructure.


Participants:

  • ALCATEL SEL AG (GERMANY)
  • FRANCE TELECOM (FRANCE)
  • VPISYSTEMS GMBH (ERMANY)
  • T-SYSTEMS NOVA GMBH (GERMANY)
  • ALCATEL CIT (FRANCE)
  • DANMARKS TEKNISKE UNIVERSITET (DENMARK)
  • UNIVERSIDAD POLITECNICA DE VALENCIA (SPAIN)
  • FRAUNHOFER IAF (GERMANY)