High Temperature, Colourless Operation of a Reflective Semiconductor Optical Amplifier for 2.5Gbit/s upstream transmission in a WDM-PON

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

Proceedings: ECOC 2007

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Borghesani, A.; Lealman, I. F.; Poustie, A.; Smith, D. W.; Wyatt, R. (CIP, Adastral Park, Martlesham Heath, Ipswich, IP5 3RE, UK)

Wide temperature range operation of a reflective SOA as a high-speed, colourless upstream modulator is demonstrated in a WDM-PON architecture. 2.5Gbit/s upstream transmission over 10km up to 80deg C is shown across the C-band.