OSA's Digital Library

Optics Express

Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 19, Iss. 26 — Dec. 12, 2011
  • pp: B722–B727

Optimisation of SOA-REAMs for Hybrid DWDM-TDMA PON Applications

Alan Naughton, Cleitus Antony, Peter Ossieur, Stefano Porto, Giuseppe Talli, and Paul D. Townsend  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 19, Issue 26, pp. B722-B727 (2011)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.19.00B722


View Full Text Article

Enhanced HTML    Acrobat PDF (1109 KB)





Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Browse by Journal and Year


   


Lookup Conference Papers

Close Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Article Tools

Share
Citations

Abstract

We demonstrate how loss-optimised, gain-saturated SOA-REAM based reflective modulators can reduce the burst to burst power variations due to differential access loss in the upstream path in carrier distributed passive optical networks by 18dB compared to fixed linear gain modulators. We also show that the loss optimised device has a high tolerance to input power variations and can operate in deep saturation with minimal patterning penalties. Finally, we demonstrate that an optimised device can operate across the C-Band and also over a transmission distance of 80km.

© 2011 OSA

OCIS Codes
(060.4250) Fiber optics and optical communications : Networks
(060.4510) Fiber optics and optical communications : Optical communications

ToC Category:
Access Networks and LAN

History
Original Manuscript: October 3, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: October 12, 2011
Published: December 6, 2011

Virtual Issues
European Conference on Optical Communication 2011 (2011) Optics Express

Citation
Alan Naughton, Cleitus Antony, Peter Ossieur, Stefano Porto, Giuseppe Talli, and Paul D. Townsend, "Optimisation of SOA-REAMs for Hybrid DWDM-TDMA PON Applications," Opt. Express 19, B722-B727 (2011)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-19-26-B722


Sort:  Author  |  Year  |  Journal  |  Reset  

References

  1. ITU-T G987.2, “Ten gigabit - capable passive optical networks: Physical dependent layer specifications,” Jan. 2010.
  2. ITU-T G987.2, “Ten gigabit - capable passive optical networks: Service requirements,” Jan, 2010.
  3. IEEE P802.3av, “10Gb/s Ethernet Passive Optical Networks,” 2009.
  4. R. P. Davey, D. B. Grossman, M. Rasztovits-Wiech, D. B. Payne, D. Nesset, A. E. Kelly, A. Rafel, S. Appathurai, and S.-H. Yang, “Long-reach passive optical networks,” J. Lightwave Technol.27(3), 273–291 (2009). [CrossRef]
  5. ITU-T G.984.6, “Gigabit-capable passive optical networks (GPON) Reach extension,” Mar. 2008.
  6. G. Talli and P. D. Townsend, “Hybrid DWDM-TDM long reach PON for next generation optical access,” J. Lightwave Technol.24(7no. 7pp), 2827–2834 (2006). [CrossRef]
  7. A. Banerjee, Y. Park, F. Clarke, H. Song, S. Yang, G. Kramer, K. Kim, and B. Mukherjee, “Wavelength-division-multiplexed passive optical network (WDM-PON) technologies for broadband access: A review [Invited],” J. Opt. Netw.4(11), 737–758 (2005). [CrossRef]
  8. E. K. MacHale, et al., “Extended-Reach PON employing 10Gb/s Integrated Reflective EAM-SOA,” presented at the European Conf. Optical communication (ECOC), Brussels, Belgium, 2008, Paper Th.2.F.1.
  9. C. Antony et al., “Demonstration of a carrier distributed, 8192-split hybrid DWDM-TDMA PON over 124 km field-installed fibres,” Optical fiber conference, San Diego, CA, Mar. 2010, Postdeadline paper PDPD8.
  10. P. Ossieur, C. Antony, A. M. Clarke, A. Naughton, H.-G. Krimmel, Y. Chang, C. Ford, A. Borghesani, D. G. Moodie, A. Poustie, R. Wyatt, B. Harmon, I. Lealman, G. Maxwell, D. Rogers, D. W. Smith, D. Nesset, R. P. Davey, and P. D. Townsend, “A 135km, 8192-Split, Carrier Distributed DWDM-TDMA PON with 2x32x10Gb/s Capacity,” J. Lightwave Technol.29(4Issue 4), 463–474 (2011). [CrossRef]
  11. R. J. Manning and D. A. O. Davies, “Three-wavelength device for all-optical signal processing,” Opt. Lett.19(12), 889–991 (1994). [CrossRef] [PubMed]

Cited By

Alert me when this paper is cited

OSA is able to provide readers links to articles that cite this paper by participating in CrossRef's Cited-By Linking service. CrossRef includes content from more than 3000 publishers and societies. In addition to listing OSA journal articles that cite this paper, citing articles from other participating publishers will also be listed.


« Previous Article  |  Next Article »

OSA is a member of CrossRef.

CrossCheck Deposited