A novel hybrid wavelength division multiplexed/sub carrier multiplexed passive optical network is presented by using a reflective semiconductor optical amplifier (RSOA) as a modulator. Characteristics of RSOA and SFDR as an external modulator were analyzed.
© 2006 Optical Society of America
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.4250) Fiber optics and optical communications : Networks
(250.0250) Optoelectronics : Optoelectronics
(250.5980) Optoelectronics : Semiconductor optical amplifiers
J. M. Kang, Y. Won, S. Lee, and S. Han, "Modulation Characteristics of RSOA in Hybrid WDM/SCM-PON Optical Link," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition and The National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper JThB68.
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