Low-Cost Non-intrusive Fiber Monitoring in a PON Last Drop

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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Vandewege, J.; Qiu, X. Z.; Chen, W.; Mulder, B. de; Bauwelinck, J.; Baekelandt, B. (Ghent University, INTEC/IMEC, Sint-Pietersnieuwstraat 41, 9000 Gent, Belgium)

Low-cost embedded negative step response OTDR performs PON last drop fiber plant monitoring from an ONU without need for additional optical components, without penalty on network link performance and without service interrupt.