Bidirectional Multi-UMTS FDD Carrier Distribution over an Extended- Reach PON Architecture using a shared SOA

Conference: ECOC 2009 - 35th European Conference on Optical Communication
09/20/2009 - 09/24/2009 at Vienna, Austria

Proceedings: ECOC 2009

Pages: 2Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Frank, F.; Charbonnier, B.; Pizzinat, A.; Chanclou, Ph. (France Telecom – Orange Labs, 2 av. P. Marzin, 22307 Lannion, France)
Algani, C. (CNAM, ESYCOM (EA2552), Communications Systems, 292 rue St-Martin, 75003 Paris, France)

We demonstrate the distribution of a multiplex of UMTS RF carriers over extended reach PON architectures for overall optical budgets up to 47 dB. A SOA and an APD are respectively used for the reach extension and the photodetection.