A Method to Use Continuous Mode Receivers as Burst Mode Receivers for TDM-based Passive Optical Networks

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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Chae, Chang-Joon; Jayasinghe, Thisara (National ICT Australia, Ltd (NICTA) Victoria Laboratory, Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, The University of Melbourne, 3010, VIC, Australia)

We propose a very simple, but very effective, method to drastically reduce the dynamic range requirement of the burst-mode receiver for TDM-based passive optical networks. Its feasibility is demonstrated with a 2.5Gb/s continuous mode receiver.