Reducing the Back Reflection-Induced Penalty by Using a Receiver with an Optimized Decision Level in a λ-Reuse Single Fiber Bidirectional 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

Pages: 2Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Cho, Seung-Hyun; Lee, Wooram; Park, Mahn Yong; Kim, Byoungwhi (ETRI, 161, Kajeong-dong, Yuseong-gu, Daejeon 305-350, Korea)

We present the use of an optical receiver with an optimized decision-level for reducing the back reflection-induced degradation of an upstream transmission in a λ-reuse single fiber bidirectional RSOA-based WDM PON.