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  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 21, Iss. 22 — Nov. 4, 2013
  • pp: 26209–26218

Dynamic TWDM-PON for Mobile Radio Access Networks

Daisuke Iida, Shigeru Kuwano, Jun-ichi Kani, and Jun Terada  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 22, pp. 26209-26218 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.21.026209


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Abstract

In recent years, the diffusion of mobile terminals has brought about an explosive increase in communication traffic of mobile RANs. The number of radio base stations and optical fiber lines between them is becoming larger. For this reason, we studied effective optical network technologies for mobile RANs and propose the use of TWDM-PON as a means of enabling RANs to be operated flexibly and have wideband communication capability. We confirmed the feasibility of TWDM-PON for this application by numerical simulation. The results show that TWDM-PON can accommodate the bandwidth more than TDM-PON and completely eliminate unused bandwidth in TDM-PON.

© 2013 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.4250) Fiber optics and optical communications : Networks

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

History
Original Manuscript: June 19, 2013
Revised Manuscript: October 11, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: October 17, 2013
Published: October 25, 2013

Citation
Daisuke Iida, Shigeru Kuwano, Jun-ichi Kani, and Jun Terada, "Dynamic TWDM-PON for Mobile Radio Access Networks," Opt. Express 21, 26209-26218 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-21-22-26209


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