A 40Gb/s CWDM-TDM PON with a Cyclic CWDM Multiplexer/Demultiplexer

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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Iannone, P. P.; Reichmann, K. C. (AT&T Labs – Research, 200 S. Laurel Ave., Middletown, NJ 07748)
Doerr, C. R.; Buhl, L. L.; Cappuzzo, M. A.; Chen, E. Y.; Gomez, L. T. (Bell Laboratories, Alcatel-Lucent, 791 Holmdel-Keyport Rd., Holmdel, NJ 07733)
Johnson, J. E.; Kanan, A. M.; Lentz, J. L. (CyOptics, 9999 Hamilton Blvd., Breinigsville, PA, 18031)
McDonough, R. (Vitesse Semiconductor Corp., 741 Calle Plano, Camarillo, CA, 93012)

We demonstrate a 40-Gb/s hybrid CWDM-TDM PON with a novel remote node including a cyclic CWDM multiplexer/demultiplexer. The system uses commercially available 10-Gb/s 1.3-mm directly modulated laser transmitters upstream and 1.5-mm electroabsorption modulated laser transmitters downstream.