Enhancing Crosstalk Tolerance in Single-Feeder Reflective PONs by Using 8B10B Coding and Ad-Hoc Electrical Filtering

Konferenz: ECOC 2009 - 35th European Conference on Optical Communication
20.09.2009 - 24.09.2009 in Vienna, Austria

Tagungsband: ECOC 2009

Seiten: 2Sprache: EnglischTyp: PDF

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Presi, M.; Chiuchiarelli, A.; Proietti, R.; Choudhury, P.; Contestabile, G.; Ciaramella, E. (Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna - Via Moruzzi, 1 - 56124 - Pisa, Italy)
Giorgi, L. (Ericsson, Via Moruzzi, 1 - 56124 - Pisa, Italy)

Reflective PONs performance are physically limited by crosstalk from reflections and back-scattering. We demonstrate a seamless approach based on 8B10B coding and proper high-pass filtering allowing to recover up to 8dB power penalty without FEC.