Gain Transient Mitigation in Remote Erbium Doped Fibre Amplifiers by Burst Packet Carving at the ONU for Extended Power Budget PONs

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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Bonada, F.; Schrenk, B.; Lazaro, J. A.; Polo, V.; Prat, J. (Universitat Polit├Ęcnica de Catalunya, Jordi Girona 1-3, 08034 Barcelona, Spain)
Chanclou, P. (Orange Labs, 2 Avenue Pierre Marzin, 22300 Lannion, France)

We present a new approach to mitigate the gain transients in remote Erbium Doped Fibre Amplifiers by means of pre-distortion of data packets at the ONU, allowing a strong reduction (30%) of the packet overshoot.