DWDM Achieved with Thermal Sources: a Future-proof PON Solution

Konferenz: ECOC 2007 - 33rd European Conference and Exhibition of Optical Communication
16.09.2007- 20.09.2007 in Berlin, Germany

Tagungsband: ECOC 2007

Seiten: 2Sprache: EnglischTyp: PDF

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Mathlouthi, Walid; Vacondio, Francesco; Penon, Julien; Ghazisaeidi, Amirhossein; Rusch, Leslie A. (COPL, ECE Dept., Universit Laval, Qubec, QC G1K 7P4, Canada)

We achieve the promise of semiconductor amplifiers (SOAs) to mitigate severe intensity noise of spectrum-sliced WDM, notwithstanding optical filtering at the receiver. Dense WDM capacity is demonstrated using a thermal source and a saturated SOA.