Demonstration of Upstream Flexible 2-/4-PAM Formats for Practical PON Deployments

Conference: ECOC 2016 - 42nd European Conference on Optical Communication
09/18/2016 - 09/22/2016 at Düsseldorf, Deutschland

Proceedings: ECOC 2016

Pages: 3Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Linden, van der Robbert (COBRA Research Institute, Eindhoven University of Technology, the Netherlands & Genexis B.V., Eindhoven, the Netherlands)
Yin, Xin; Bauwelinck, Johan (INTEC, Ghent University-iMinds-imec, Gent-Zwijnaarde, Belgium)
Tran, Nguyen-Cac (Genexis B.V., Eindhoven, the Netherlands)
Tangdiongga, Eduward; Koonen, A. M. J. (COBRA Research Institute, Eindhoven University of Technology, the Netherlands)

Adaptive 2-/4-PAM modulation in PONs leverages the distribution of optical path losses to increase capacity. Upstream 2-/4-PAM burst transmission is demonstrated with a selectable fixed 4-tap FIR-filter, improving the performance of each gain mode of the burst-mode receiver.