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Sliceable transponders for metro-access transmission links
Author(s): C. Wagner; Peter Madsen; S. Spolitis; J. J. Vegas Olmos; I. Tafur Monroy
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Paper Abstract

This paper presents a solution for upgrading optical access networks by reusing existing electronics or optical equipment: sliceable transponders using signal spectrum slicing and stitching back method after direct detection. This technique allows transmission of wide bandwidth signals from the service provider (OLT - optical line terminal) to the end user (ONU – optical network unit) over an optical distribution network (ODN) via low bandwidth equipment. We show simulation and experimental results for duobinary signaling of 1 Gbit/s and 10 Gbit/s waveforms. The number of slices is adjusted to match the lowest analog bandwidth of used electrical devices and scale from 2 slices to 10 slices. Results of experimental transmission show error free signal recovery by using post forward error correction with 7% overhead.

Paper Details

Date Published: 7 February 2015
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 9388, Optical Metro Networks and Short-Haul Systems VII, 938805 (7 February 2015); doi: 10.1117/12.2079079
Show Author Affiliations
C. Wagner, Technical Univ. of Denmark (Denmark)
Peter Madsen, Technical Univ. of Denmark (Denmark)
S. Spolitis, Riga Technical Univ. (Latvia)
J. J. Vegas Olmos, Technical Univ. of Denmark (Denmark)
I. Tafur Monroy, Technical Univ. of Denmark (Denmark)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 9388:
Optical Metro Networks and Short-Haul Systems VII
Atul K. Srivastava; Benjamin B. Dingel; Achyut K. Dutta, Editor(s)

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