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Full Name: Optical Pan-European Network

Duration: 1/9/95-31/8/98 (Finished)


  • Alcatel Alsthom Recherche (France)
  • CNET (France)
  • University of Essex (U.K.)
  • Technical University of Denmark (Denmark)
  • Alcatel CIT (France)
  • Alcatel SEL (Germany)
  • Alcatel Telecom Norway A.S. (Norway)
  • Belgacom S.A. (Belgium)
  • CSELT (Italy)
  • ETH Zurich (Switzerland)
  • Tele Denmark Research (Denmark)
  • Telenor Research (Norway
  • SINTEF DELAB (Norway)


  • To study an optical Pan-European overlay network making use of WDM links and optical cross connects

INTEC's Role:

  • Design and evaluation of WDM optical transport network. Analysis of the physical limitations imposed by crosstalk, noise and signal distortion.

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