Effect of PDL in WDM-PON Based on ASE Seeded RSOA

Conference: ECOC 2009 - 35th European Conference on Optical Communication
09/20/2009 - 09/24/2009 at Vienna, Austria

Proceedings: ECOC 2009

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Moon, Jung-Hyung; Mun, Sil-Gu; Lee, Hoon-Keun; Lee, Chang-Hee (Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, 373-1 Guseong-dong, Yuseong-gu, Daejeon, 305-701, Korea)

We investigate the effect of polarisation dependent loss (PDL) in wavelength division multiplexingpassive optical network (WDM-PON) with injection seeded reflective semiconductor optical amplifier (RSOA). The PDL can give a serious penalty on the system performance.