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Journal of Lightwave Technology

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  • Vol. 29, Iss. 24 — Dec. 15, 2011
  • pp: 3727–3736

Cross-Seeding Schemes for WDM-Based Next-Generation Optical Access Networks

Shu-Chuan Lin, San-Liang Lee, Han-Hyuan Lin, Gerd Keiser, and Rajeev J. Ram

Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 29, Issue 24, pp. 3727-3736 (2011)


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Abstract

Rayleigh backscattering (RB) and Fresnel reflection (FR) effects can cause severe degradation on the performance of a WDM-PON system utilizing loop-back schemes that provide colorless upstream transmitters. We proposed cross-seeding schemes to overcome these problems and also to improve the utilization efficiency of the seeding lights. The operation principles of two types of cross-seeding schemes: mutual seeding and shared seeding are discussed in detail for different applications. A generalized formulation of the crosstalk from the RB and FR effects is derived for comparing the performance between a conventional WDM-PON and a cross-seeding WDM-PON. It is found that the cross seeding schemes can be most beneficial for the system with low loop-back gain or low reflection at the distribution fiber or drop fiber. This is especially advantageous for the shared seeding scheme in which the seeding light can be transmitted along a separate fiber with high power or by optical amplification such that the gain of the loop-back transmitter can be kept small. Application examples are used to demonstrate the merits and feasibility of the cross-seeding schemes.

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Shu-Chuan Lin, San-Liang Lee, Han-Hyuan Lin, Gerd Keiser, and Rajeev J. Ram, "Cross-Seeding Schemes for WDM-Based Next-Generation Optical Access Networks," J. Lightwave Technol. 29, 3727-3736 (2011)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/jlt/abstract.cfm?URI=jlt-29-24-3727

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