Long Reach Passive Optical Network Architectures

Konferenz: Photonische Netze - Vorträge der 15. ITG-Fachtagung
05.05.2014 - 06.05.2014 in Leipzig, Deutschland

Tagungsband: ITG-Fb. 248: Photonische Netze

Seiten: 5Sprache: EnglischTyp: PDF

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Autoren:
Bonk, R.; Schmuck, H.; Poehlmann, W.; Pfeiffer, Th. (Alcatel-Lucent Deutschland AG, Bell Labs Stuttgart, Germany)

Inhalt:
Long reach passive optical network architectures based on time-and-wavelength-division multiplexing (TWDM) are investigated. Generic variations of architectures employing different topologies like multi-stage, tree-like and bus-like splitters are studied. We confirm by simulations the feasibility of such architectures deploying a chain of linear semiconductor optical amplifiers (SOA). State-of-the-art linear SOAs support a reach of up to 100 km with a total split size of 512 in a non-wavelength routed fiber plant.