What is PLC ROADM | Planar Lightwave Circuit ROADM
This page explains basics of PLC ROADM used in fiber optical domain. The full form of PLC ROADM is Planar Lightwave Circuit ROADM.
Figure depicts architecture of PLC ROADM based Degree-2 node.
Following are the features of PLC type of ROADM:
• It consists of pair of modules consisting of one 'Add module' and one 'Drop module'. Hence there are 2 ADD and 2 DROP modules.
• Uses 40 C band channels with 100 GHz spacing.
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