We propose an algorithm for calculating the optimum launch power over the entire C+L bands by maximizing the cumulative link GSNR of a channel plan built upon multiple modulation formats, with application to dynamic EONs. Exact last-fit spectrum assignment proves to outperform exact first-fit in terms of average GSNR at arrival time.
We report on a fully closed-form approximation of the GN model for Nyquist WDM systems that extends the range of applicability of previously available formulas to values of fiber loss and span loss that were not previously covered. In particular, so far, a closed-form formula was available for zero loss, and another for span loss of at least about 7 dB. The new formula is accurate over any fiber loss and any span loss value. The interest for this new formula is varied, ranging from hollow-core fibers to improving modeling of standard systems that present lumped loss along installed spans (such as splices or connectors).