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Table 2 Physical layer parameters used in simulations

From: Provision of adaptive guard band in elastic optical networks

Description Value
Signal power spectral density -23 dBm/GHz
Power attenuation (α) 0.2 dB/km
Fiber dispersion (D) 16 ps/(nm ·km)
Fiber non linearity coefficient (γ) 1.3 (Wkm) −1
Length of each span (Ls) 80 km
Noise figure of the amplifier (NF) 5 dB