Colourless 10Gb/s Reflective SOA-EAM with Low Polarization Sensitivity for Long-reach DWDM-PON Networks

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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Smith, D.; Lealman, I.; Chen, X.; Moodie, D.; Cannard, P.; Dosanjh, J.; Rivers, L.; Ford, C.; Cronin, R.; Kerr, T.; Johnston, L.; Waller, R.; Firth, R.; Borghesani, A.; Wyatt, R.; Poustie, A. (CIP Technologies, Adastral Park, Martlesham Heath, Ipswich, IP5 3RE, UK)

We demonstrate a 10Gb/s reflective SOA-REAM device that has low polarization sensitivity, high output power and colourless operation over the C-band. Long reach capability is also demonstrated by transmission over 80km of standard optical fibre.