Upstream burst-mode operation of a 100km reach, 16 x 512 split hybrid DWDM-TDM PON using tuneable external cavity lasers at the ONU-side

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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Antony, C.; Ossieur, P.; Talli, G.; Townsend, P. D. (Photonic Systems Group, Tyndall National Institute & Department of Physics, University College Cork, Ireland)
Krimmel, H. G. (Alcatel-Lucent, Bell Labs, Germany)
Poustie, A.; Wyatt, R.; Harmon, B.; Lealman, I.; Maxwell, G.; Rogers, D.; Smith, D. W. (Centre for Integrated Photonics - CIP)

This paper presents the first burst-mode system tests of a new hybrid 10Gb/s DWDM-TDM PON. The upstream channels in the network are enabled by combining novel, cost-effective tuneable ONU lasers and a gain-stabilized EDFA (BM-EDFA).