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Journal of Optical Communications and Networking

  • Editor: Richard A. Linke
  • Vol. 6, Iss. 5 — May. 1, 2007
  • pp: 514–526

Analysis of protection schemes in PON compatible with smooth migration from TDM-PON to hybrid WDM/TDM-PON

Jiajia Chen and Lena Wosinska  »View Author Affiliations

Journal of Optical Networking, Vol. 6, Issue 5, pp. 514-526 (2007)

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Feature Issue on Passive Optical Network Architectures and Technologies

We propose what we believe to be a novel protection scheme compatible with smooth migration from a time-division multiplexing (TDM) passive optical network (PON) to a WDM/TDM-PON. We show that our scheme is very cost effective while keeping connection availability, recovery time, and power budget at an acceptable level. We focus on the protection schemes, overview the existing methods, and introduce a link protection scheme compatible with smooth migration from TDM-PON to hybrid WDM/TDM-PON. Furthermore, we analyze the cost, connection availability, recovery time, and optical link budget for different protection schemes in order to find the cost-effective solution both for the TDM-PON and hybrid WDM/TDM-PON.

© 2007 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(060.2330) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics communications
(060.4250) Fiber optics and optical communications : Networks

ToC Category:
Passive Optical Network Architectures and Technologies

Original Manuscript: December 18, 2006
Revised Manuscript: March 8, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: March 20, 2007
Published: April 27, 2007

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Jiajia Chen and Lena Wosinska, "Analysis of protection schemes in PON compatible with smooth migration from TDM-PON to hybrid WDM/TDM-PON," J. Opt. Netw. 6, 514-526 (2007)

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