We quantify the performance of OFDM-QAM signal when subjected to the noise produced by the carrier-generated and signal-generated Rayleigh backscattering that are present in the carrier-distributed WDM-PONs.
© 2009 Optical Society of America
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.2330) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics communications
(290.0290) Scattering : Scattering
(290.5870) Scattering : Scattering, Rayleigh
C. W. Chow, C. H. Yeh, C. H. Wang, F. Y. Shih, and S. Chi, "Rayleigh Backscattering Performance of Carrier Distributed Passive Optical Networks Using of OFDM-QAM Signal," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference and National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2009), paper OMV4.
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