Reflective ONUs by integration of Erbium Doped Waveguide 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: PDF

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Lazaro, J. A.; Polo, V.; Prat, J. (Universitat Politcnica de Catalunya (UPC), Dept. of Signal Theory and Comm)
Ennser, K. (Institute of Advanced Telecommunications, Swansea University, UK)
Valle, G. Della; Taccheo, S. (Politecnico di Milano, Department of Physics and CNISM, Italy)

We propose and discuss using erbium-doped-waveguide amplifier as gain element in ONT. We demonstrate that it can provide high gain, bidirectional operation and bit-rate transparency paving the way to 10Gbps symmetric PON