Broadcast Capable 40-Gb/s WDM Passive Optical 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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Xu, Zhaowen; Cheng, Tee-Hiang (School of EEE, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore 639798)
Cheng, Xiaofei; Yeo, Yong-Kee; Wang, Y.; Rong, W. (Institute for Infocomm Research (I2R), A*STAR, 1 Fusionopolis way, Singapore, 138632)
Wen, Y. J. (Huawei Technologies (USA), Santa Clara, CA 95054, USA)

A novel architecture for broadcast capable high-speed WDM-PONs is proposed. 40-Gb/s downlink and 10-Gb/s broadcast are demonstrated to transmit simultaneously on the same set of wavelength channels. A colourless 40-Gb/s uplink transmission is also demonstrated with an EAM.