A supercontinuum-based multiwavelength laser is proposed and tested in a realistic WDM-PON scenario. BER comparison with commercial multiple channel laser array confirms this multiwavelength laser as a strong candidate for WDM-PON applications.
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(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.2330) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics communications
(060.3510) Fiber optics and optical communications : Lasers, fiber
P. Ghelfi, G. Berrettini, L. Potì, and A. Bogoni, "Performance Analysis of a Multiwavelength CW Laser Based on Supercontinuum Generation for WDM-PONs," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/International Quantum Electronics Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2009), paper CTuJ1.
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