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WaveLogic 3

The most experience


Deploy a solution that's proven in over 200 customer networks around the globe.
As the pioneer of coherent technology for optical communications, with over 50,000 coherent line interfaces shipped, Ciena offers a comprehensive, high-capacity coherent portfolio, with hardware tailored to efficiently address any metro, regional, long-haul, or submarine application

Deploy a solution that's proven in over 200 customer networks around the globe.

As the pioneer of coherent technology for optical communications, with over 50,000 coherent line interfaces shipped, Ciena offers a comprehensive, high-capacity coherent portfolio, with hardware tailored to efficiently address any metro, regional, long-haul, or submarine application.

Unmatched performance


Extract the most capacity out of existing network assets.
WaveLogic 3 employs unique Digital Signal Processing (DSP) capabilities in both the transmitter and receiver, including Soft-Decision Forward Error Correction (SD-FEC), to provide unmatched performance

Extract the most capacity out of existing network assets.

WaveLogic 3 employs unique Digital Signal Processing (DSP) capabilities in both the transmitter and receiver, including Soft-Decision Forward Error Correction (SD-FEC), to provide unmatched performance.

What does this mean for you?

  • Greater capacity at longer unregenerated reaches, with fewer regens deployed
  • Programmable performance for latency-sensitive applications
  • Increased capacity across cascaded ROADMs via spectral shaping
  • Superior tolerance to chromatic dispersion and PMD for operation over ALL fiber

Extreme programmability with WaveLogic 3 Extreme

With integrated wire-speed encryption and the ability to adjust to any one of five modulations, Ciena's WaveLogic 3 Extreme chipset provides maximum capacity for any distance. The end result? Secure high-capacity transport at reduced cost per bit.

Extreme 16QAM – Doubles the capacity and spectral efficiency of 100G with 200 Gb/s per wavelength; WaveLogic 3 Extreme extends 16QAM benefits from metro to regional distances.
Extreme 8QAM – Supports 50% additional capacity versus QPSK with 150 Gb/s per wavelength, for applications ranging between 16QAM and QPSK distances.
Extreme QPSK – Provides strong performance 100 Gb/s per wavelength for most long-haul and transatlantic submarine distances; WaveLogic 3 Extreme provides enhanced non-linear mitigation forbestperformance alongside 10G channels.
Extreme BPSK – Achieves 100G transmission over trans-Pacific submarine applications using two 50 Gb/s carriers; WaveLogic 3 Extreme provides additional robustness to non-linear impairments.
Extreme 8D-2QAM – A unique modulation developed by Ciena that offers equivalent spectral efficiency to BPSK, but provides additional system gain and robustness against non-linear impairments, increasing reach by up to 20 percent and capacity by up to 40 percent versus BPSK.
  • Extreme 16QAM – Doubles the capacity and spectral efficiency of 100G with 200 Gb/s per wavelength; WaveLogic 3 Extreme extends 16QAM benefits from metro to regional distances.
  • Extreme 8QAM – Supports 50% additional capacity versus QPSK with 150 Gb/s per wavelength, for applications ranging between 16QAM and QPSK distances.
  • Extreme QPSK – Provides strong performance 100 Gb/s per wavelength for most long-haul and transatlantic submarine distances; WaveLogic 3 Extreme provides enhanced non-linear mitigation forbest performance alongside 10G channels.
  • Extreme BPSK – Achieves 100G transmission over trans-Pacific submarine applications using two 50 Gb/s carriers; WaveLogic 3 Extreme provides additional robustness to non-linear impairments.
  • Extreme 8D-2QAM – A unique modulation developed by Ciena that offers equivalent spectral efficiency to BPSK, but provides additional system gain and robustness against non-linear impairments, increasing reach by up to 20 percent and capacity by up to 40 percent versus BPSK.
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Extract the most capacity out of existing network assets.
WaveLogic 3 employs unique Digital Signal Processing (DSP) capabilities in both the transmitter and receiver, including Soft-Decision Forward Error Correction (SD-FEC), to provide unmatched performance

 

Lowest power consumption with WaveLogic 3 Nano

Push 100G further into the metro with WaveLogic 3 Nano.
Ciena’s new WaveLogic 3 Nano chipset is custom-tailored to address metro economics, delivering 100G at lowest power and smallest footprint while optimizing performance for metro and regional applications.
Maximizing 100G efficiencies, WaveLogic 3 Nano delivers increased 100G service density, allowing the integration of coherent optics with OTN and/or packet switching across Ciena’s portfolio, without any sacrifice to switching capacity.

Push 100G further into the metro with WaveLogic 3 Nano.

Ciena’s new WaveLogic 3 Nano chipset is custom-tailored to address metro economics, delivering 100G at lowest power and smallest footprint while optimizing performance for metro and regional applications.

Maximizing 100G efficiencies, WaveLogic 3 Nano delivers increased 100G service density, allowing the integration of coherent optics with OTN and/or packet switching across Ciena’s portfolio, without any sacrifice to switching capacity.