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Journal of Optical Communications and Networking

  • Editors: K. Bergman and V. Chan
  • Vol. 1, Iss. 4 — Sep. 1, 2009
  • pp: C25–C34

Evolution Scenario Toward WDM-PON [Invited]

Filippo Ponzini, Fabio Cavaliere, Gianluca Berrettini, Marco Presi, Ernesto Ciaramella, Nicola Calabretta, and Antonella Bogoni  »View Author Affiliations


Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, Vol. 1, Issue 4, pp. C25-C34 (2009)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOCN.1.000C25


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Abstract

In this paper we present and critically discuss different wavelength division multiplexing passive optical network (WDM-PON) architectures compatible with pre-existing gigabit PON (GPON) infrastructures. The concurrent use of the trunk fiber permits a hitless evolution from an existing time division multiplexing optical access network to a point-to-point wavelength division access network. System performance has been experimentally evaluated in terms of bit error rate.

© 2009 Optical Society of America

ToC Category:
Focus: Next-Generation WDM-PON-Based Optical Access Networks

History
Original Manuscript: March 30, 2009
Revised Manuscript: May 26, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: May 28, 2009
Published: August 19, 2009

Citation
Filippo Ponzini, Fabio Cavaliere, Gianluca Berrettini, Marco Presi, Ernesto Ciaramella, Nicola Calabretta, and Antonella Bogoni, "Evolution Scenario Toward WDM-PON [Invited]," J. Opt. Commun. Netw. 1, C25-C34 (2009)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/jocn/abstract.cfm?URI=jocn-1-4-C25


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