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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 20, Iss. 20 — Sep. 24, 2012
  • pp: 22523–22530

System evaluation of economic 16/32chs 1.25Gbps WDM-PON with self-seeded RSOA

Yiran Ma, Dekun Liu, Jingwen Yu, and Xiaomu Wang  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 20, Issue 20, pp. 22523-22530 (2012)

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We investigate a novel WDM-PON system by using self-seeded Reflective Semiconductor Optical Amplifier (RSOA) both in downstream and upstream. The transmission performance is evaluated and reported for the first time and meets carrier level requirements.

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

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

Original Manuscript: June 12, 2012
Revised Manuscript: August 9, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: August 12, 2012
Published: September 17, 2012

Yiran Ma, Dekun Liu, Jingwen Yu, and Xiaomu Wang, "System evaluation of economic 16/32chs 1.25Gbps WDM-PON with self-seeded RSOA," Opt. Express 20, 22523-22530 (2012)

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