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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 16, Iss. 3 — Feb. 4, 2008
  • pp: 1860–1866

Rayleigh noise mitigation in DWDM LR-PONs using carrier suppressed subcarrier-amplitude modulated phase shift keying

C. W. Chow, G. Talli, A. D. Ellis, and P. D. Townsend  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 16, Issue 3, pp. 1860-1866 (2008)

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We demonstrate a novel Rayleigh interferometric noise mitigation scheme for applications in carrier-distributed dense wavelength division multiplexed (DWDM) passive optical networks at 10 Gbit/s using carrier suppressed subcarrier-amplitude modulated phase shift keying modulation. The required optical signal to Rayleigh noise ratio is reduced by 12 dB, while achieving excellent tolerance to dispersion, subcarrier frequency and drive amplitude variations.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2330) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics communications
(060.4510) Fiber optics and optical communications : Optical communications

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

Original Manuscript: October 19, 2007
Revised Manuscript: December 18, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: December 26, 2007
Published: January 28, 2008

C. W. Chow, G. Talli, A. D. Ellis, and P. D. Townsend, "Rayleigh noise mitigation in DWDM LR-PONs using carrier suppressed subcarrier-amplitude modulated phase shift keying," Opt. Express 16, 1860-1866 (2008)

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