Table of Contents

 1     Scope          
 2     References               
 3     Terms and definitions           
        3.1     Terms defined elsewhere        
        3.2     Terms defined in this Recommendation            
 4     Abbreviations and acronyms             
 5     Classification of optical interfaces    
        5.1     Applications   
        5.2     Reference points         
        5.3     Nomenclature               
        5.4     Multichannel inter-domain interfaces
        5.5     Single-channel inter-domain interfaces             
        5.6     Management signal implementations
 6     Transverse compatibility     
 7     Parameter definitions          
        7.1     System operating wavelength range   
        7.2     Parameters    
 8     Parameter values   
        8.1     Multichannel IrDI         
        8.2     Single channel IrDI       
 9     Optical safety considerations            
10     Power level management 
Annex A – Configuration for method A for assessment of single-channel characteristics in a multichannel IrDI    
        A.1     Reference configuration          
Annex B – Reference optical bandpass filter and reference receiver characteristics for method B, for assessment of single-channel characteristics in a multichannel IrDI    
        B.1     Reference configuration          
        B.2     Reference optical bandpass filter         
        B.3     Reference receiver     
Appendix I – Single-channel client interfaces with 3R regeneration    
        I.1                   Introduction      
        I.2                   Description of client signal interfaces with 3R regeneration         
Appendix II – Generic reference points within the OTN    
Appendix III – Clarification of use of reference points within IrDI and IaDI    
Appendix IV – Considerations for management signal implementations    
       IV.1     Optical channel management signal implementation  
       IV.2     Optical multiplex section and optical transmission section management signal implementation    
Appendix V – Nomenclature for the highest class of optical tributary signal supported    
Appendix VI – Optical tributary signal class RZ 40G applications    
Appendix VII – Applications using electronic dispersion compensation