A New Architecture and MAC Protocol for Fully Flexible Hybrid WDM/TDM PON

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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Das, G.; Lannoo, B.; Colle, D.; Pickavet, M.; Demeester, P. (Dep. of Information Technology (INTEC), Ghent University -IBBT, Ghent, Belgium)
Jung, H.-D.; Koonen, T. (COBRA Research Institute, Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven, The Netherlands)

In this paper we propose a novel architecture and MAC protocol for a scalable, cost effective WDM / TDM PON providing fully flexible dynamic bandwidth allocation for upstream and downstream data transmission.