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Optical Engineering • Open Access

Self-protection against fiber fault for ring-based power-splitting passive optical networks
Author(s): Chien-Hung Yeh; Sien Chi

Paper Abstract

We propose and investigate a new ring-based power-splitting passive optical network (PS-PON) with a self-healing mechanism that prevents fiber fault. Using our proposed Y-type passive component with bidirectional function in each remote node (RN), the proposed ring-based PS-PON can be retrieved directly under single fiber failure.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 February 2008
PDF: 3 pages
Opt. Eng. 47(2) 020501 doi: 10.1117/1.2841702
Published in: Optical Engineering Volume 47, Issue 2
Show Author Affiliations
Chien-Hung Yeh, Industrial Technology Research Institute (Taiwan)
Sien Chi, Yuan Ze Univ. (Taiwan)


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