Real-Time Implementation of a 1.25-Gbit/s DMT Transmitter for Robust and Low-Cost LED-Based Plastic Optical Fiber Applications

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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Lee, Sian Chong Jeffrey; Koonen, Ton (COBRA Research Institute, Technical University Eindhoven, Den Dolech 2, 5612 AZ, Eindhoven)
Breyer, Florian (Institute for Communications Engineering, Technische Universität München, 80290 Munich, Germany)
Cárdenas, Daniel (University San Francisco de Quito, Col. Politecnico, M-313, Cumbaya (Quito), Ecuador)
Randel, Sebastian (Siemens AG, Corporate Technology, Information and Communications, Otto-Hahn-Ring 6, 81730 Munich, Germany)

Real-time implementation of a DMT transmitter in FPGA is demonstrated for low-cost, standard 1-mm step-index plastic optical fiber applications based on commercial resonant-cavity LED and large-diameter (540 µm) photodiode.