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Journal of Optical Communications and Networking

  • Editors: K. Bergman and O. Gerstel
  • Vol. 4, Iss. 9 — Sep. 1, 2012
  • pp: A29–A37

Silicon Photonics for Next Generation FDM/FDMA PON

B. Charbonnier, Sylvie Menezo, P. O’Brien, Aurélien Lebreton, J. M. Fedeli, and B. Ben Bakir  »View Author Affiliations

Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, Vol. 4, Issue 9, pp. A29-A37 (2012)

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Frequency division multiplexing/frequency division multi-access passive optical networks are shown to provide a possible solution in terms of performance, manufacturability and cost to the specification of the second next generation passive optical access systems (NG-PON2). The upstream capacity of a particular implementation is experimentally evaluated, and the implementation of the required optical network unit in silicon photonics is analyzed, as this complementary-metal-oxide-semiconductor-compatible technology is well suited for mass market applications.

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OCIS Codes
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(130.0130) Integrated optics : Integrated optics
(250.5300) Optoelectronics : Photonic integrated circuits

ToC Category:
Enabling Optical Devices for Scalable Networks

Original Manuscript: March 1, 2012
Revised Manuscript: June 8, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: June 15, 2012
Published: July 19, 2012

B. Charbonnier, Sylvie Menezo, P. O’Brien, Aurélien Lebreton, J. M. Fedeli, and B. Ben Bakir, "Silicon Photonics for Next Generation FDM/FDMA PON," J. Opt. Commun. Netw. 4, A29-A37 (2012)

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