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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 17, Iss. 24 — Nov. 23, 2009
  • pp: 22246–22253

A broadband ASE light source-based full-duplex FTTX/ROF transport system

Ching-Hung Chang, Hai-Han Lu, Heng-Sheng Su, Chien-Liang Shih, and Kai-Jen Chen  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 17, Issue 24, pp. 22246-22253 (2009)

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A full-duplex fiber-to-the-X (FTTX)/radio-over-fiber (ROF) transport system based on a broadband amplified spontaneous emission (ASE) light source is proposed and demonstrated for rural wide-spread villages. Combining the concepts of long-transmission transmission and ring topology, a long-haul single-mode fiber (SMF) trunk is sharing with multiple rural villages. Externally modulated baseband (BB) (1.25 Gbps) and radio-frequency (RF) (622Mbps/10GHz) signals are successfully transmitted simultaneously. Good bit error rate (BER) performance was achieved to demonstrate the practice of providing wire/wireless connections for long-haul wide-spread rural villages. Since our proposed system uses only a broadband ASE light source to achieve multi-wavelengths transmissions, it also reveals an outstanding one with simpler and more economic advantages.

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OCIS Codes
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.2330) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics communications
(350.4010) Other areas of optics : Microwaves

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

Original Manuscript: September 2, 2009
Revised Manuscript: October 30, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: November 12, 2009
Published: November 20, 2009

Ching-Hung Chang, Hai-Han Lu, Heng-Sheng Su, Chien-Liang Shih, and Kai-Jen Chen, "A broadband ASE light source-based full-duplex FTTX/ROF transport system," Opt. Express 17, 22246-22253 (2009)

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