An access network using a centralized light sources (CLS) and multi mode fiber (MMF) is proposed and verified using BER measurements. Results show that we can implement CLS based PON using currently existing MMF infrastructure.
© 2006 Optical Society of America
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.2360) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics links and subsystems
(060.4250) Fiber optics and optical communications : Networks
J. Kim, S. S. Yam, D. Gutierrez, and L. G. Kazovsky, " BER Performance on Access Network Using Centralized Light Sources and Single Mode + Multi Mode Fiber," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition and The National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper OTuC7.
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