New RSOA Devices for Extended Reach and High Capacity Hybrid TDM/WDM -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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Valicourt, G. de; Maké, D.; Landreau, J.; Lamponi, M.; Duan, G. H. (Alcatel-Thalès III-V labs, a joint Laboratory of "Alcatel Lucent Bell Labs" and "Thales Research & Technology", Campus Polytechnique, 1, Avenue A. Fresnel, 91767 Palaiseau cedex, France)
Chanclou, P.; Brenot, R. (Orange Labs, 2 Avenue Pierre Marzin, 22307 Lannion, France)

We demonstrate that the use of a high gain reflective semiconductor optical amplifier as remote modulator enables 36 dB optical budget for colourless operation at 2.5 Gbit/s over 45 km single mode fiber.