A Scalable All-optical VPN in Multiple PONs with a Two-stage TDM-WDM Architecture

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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Tian, Yue; Ye, Tong; Su, Yikai (State Key Lab of Advanced Optical Communication Systems and Networks, Department of Electronic Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai 200240, China)
Leng, Lufeng (New York City College of Technology, City University of New York, 300 Jay Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201, USA)

We demonstrate optical VPN among different PONs using ASK/FSK format. The scalability is enhanced by using a bidirectional amplifier at the OLT and the FSK format combined with low-loss FBG reflectors for VPN traffic.