C+L Band Remote Node for Amplification in Extended Reach Full-Duplex 10Gb/s WDM/TDM 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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Schrenk, B.; Chatzi, S.; Bonada, F.; Lazaro, J. A.; Prat, J. (Universitat Polit├ęcnica de Catalunya, Jordi Girona 1, 08034 Barcelona, Spain)
Chatzi, S.; Klonidis, D.; Tomkos, I. (Athens Information Technology (AIT), 19.5 km Markopoulou Av., 19002 Peania, Athens, Greece)

A remote node design for C+L band amplification is shown to cover the advanced optical power budget for a 50km reach, symmetrical 10G/10G WDM/TDM-PON. 5-10dB of margin is left despite OSNR degradation.