A Method to Use Continuous Mode Receivers as Burst Mode Receivers for TDM-based Passive Optical Networks

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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Chae, Chang-Joon; Jayasinghe, Thisara (National ICT Australia, Ltd (NICTA) Victoria Laboratory, Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, The University of Melbourne, 3010, VIC, Australia)

We propose a very simple, but very effective, method to drastically reduce the dynamic range requirement of the burst-mode receiver for TDM-based passive optical networks. Its feasibility is demonstrated with a 2.5Gb/s continuous mode receiver.