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What Role for Photonics in Xhaul Networks of 5G Systems?

P. Castoldi; L. Valcarenghi; F. Cugini; F. Cavaliere; P. Iovanna

This paper reviews key challenges in designing a transport network for 5G systems.
Then it outlines how optics can contribute in solving some of them and which features the optical
transport network shall be provided with.

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