A novel bidirectional WDM/TDM-PON using DPSK downstream signals and a custom AWG

Conference: ECOC 2007 - 33rd European Conference and Exhibition of Optical Communication
09/16/2007 - 09/20/2007 at Berlin, Germany

Proceedings: ECOC 2007

Pages: 2Language: englishTyp: PDF

Personal VDE Members are entitled to a 10% discount on this title

Calabretta, Nicola; Presi, Marco; Proietti, Roberto; Contestabile, Giampiero; Ciaramella, Ernesto (Scuola Superiore SantAnna, Via G. Moruzzi 1, 56124 Pisa, Italy)

We demonstrate a novel SOA-based bidirectional WDM/TDM-PON architecture that exploits a custom- AWG for distribution and demodulation of all WDM-NRZ-DPSK downstream signals and a Reflective-SOA to remodulate the 1Gbit/s upstream signal.