Coherent Crosstalk-suppression in WDM Access Networks employing Reflective Semiconductor Optical Amplifiers
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: PDFPersonal VDE Members are entitled to a 10% discount on this title
Urban, P. J.; Koonen, A. M. J.; Khoe, G. D.; Waardt, H. de (COBRA Research Institute, Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands)
Dithering the bias current of a Reflective SOA can very effectively reduce coherent crosstalk, which can be a major limitation in WDM-PON performance using colourless RSOA-based ONUs. The power penalty was reduced from 5dB to 1dB.