Belzner, Martin (Chair of Information Transmission, Friedrich-Alexander University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Cauerstr. 7, 91058 Erlangen, Germany)
Haunstein, Herbert (Alcatel-Lucent Deutschland AG, Thurn-und-Taxis-Str. 10, 90411 Nuremberg, Germany)
The application of network coding in passive optical networks is shown to provide benefits in intra-PON communication scenarios with respect to reducing the packet loss ratio and queuing delay in case of congestion.