Single-Ended In-Service Hybrid Monitoring of Fibre-Extended Copper Lines

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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Amaral, Gustavo C.; Baldivieso, Andrea; Garcia, Joaquim D.; Weid, Jean Pierre von der (Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Urban, Patryk J. (Ericsson Research, Ericsson AB, Stockholm, Sweden)

We report on the simultaneous monitoring of both fibre and copper links in a fibre-extended copper mobile fronthaul network. The monitoring signal, which is allocated to an optical subcarrier channel, is used to determine both the fibre's and copper's characteristics.