Low-frequency Pilot Tone Management for WDM-PON toward Future Mobile Fronthaul employing 64B/66B Line Coding

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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Honda, Kazuaki; Kobayashi, Takayuki; Nishihara, Susumu; Shimada, Tatsuya; Terada, Jun; Otaka, Akihiro (NTT Access Network Service Systems Laboratories, NTT Corporation, Japan)

Low-frequency embedded pilot tone can provide protocol-free management channels for WDM-PON-based mobile fronthaul systems. Experiments show modulation index control enables 128 kb/s pilot tones to be inserted into 64B/66B-line-coded CPRI option 8 signals, which have a low-frequency component.