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  • Vol. 25, Iss. 10 — Oct. 1, 2007
  • pp: 2891–2897

Single, Depolarized, CW Supercontinuum-Based Wavelength-Division-Multiplexed Passive Optical Network Architecture With C-Band OLT, L-Band ONU, and U-Band Monitoring

Ju Han Lee, Kwanil Lee, Young-Geun Han, Sang Bae Lee, and Chul Han Kim

Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 25, Issue 10, pp. 2891-2897 (2007)


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Abstract

We propose and experimentally demonstrate a novel bidirectional wavelength-division-multiplexed passive optical network architecture that fully utilizes the superior optical properties of an incoherent continuous-wave (CW) supercontinuum (SC) source. The proposed architecture, which incorporates low-cost Fabry–Pérot laser diodes that have been wavelength locked by spectrum-sliced beams from a depolarized 130-nm-bandwidth CW SC source, is based on a unique wavelength band allocation scheme of the C-band for an optical line terminal (OLT), the L-band for optical network units (ONUs), and the U-band for channel monitoring. A cost-effective network that features a single broadband source at the OLT, and no additional wavelength-band-selective monitoring beam reflector at each ONU can be readily achieved. The experimental demonstration presented in this paper is carried out at a data rate of 622 Mb/s over a 25-km standard single-mode fiber.

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Ju Han Lee, Kwanil Lee, Young-Geun Han, Sang Bae Lee, and Chul Han Kim, "Single, Depolarized, CW Supercontinuum-Based Wavelength-Division-Multiplexed Passive Optical Network Architecture With C-Band OLT, L-Band ONU, and U-Band Monitoring," J. Lightwave Technol. 25, 2891-2897 (2007)
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