High Gain Semiconductor Optical Amplifiers for Extended Reach GPON Systems

Conference: ECOC 2007 - 33rd European Conference and Exhibition of Optical Communication - Post-Deadline Papers
09/16/2007 - 09/20/2007 at Berlin, Germany

Proceedings: ECOC 2007

Pages: 2Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Nesset, Derek; Appathurai, Shamil; Davey, Russell (BT, Adastral Park, Martlesham Heath, Ipswich, IP5 3RE, UK)
Kelly, Tony (Amphotonix Ltd., Glasgow G20 0SP, UK)

A 1300 nm semiconductor optical amplifier has been developed for extended reach GPON applications. The high gain of 29dB has and enabled a commercial GPON system to operate over 60 km and with 128-way split.