Raman-Based 10.66 Gb/s Bidirectional TDM over Long-Reach WDM Hybrid PON

Hsin-Min WANG  Hidenori TAGA  

Publication
IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Communications   Vol.E92-B   No.12   pp.3911-3914
Publication Date: 2009/12/01
Online ISSN: 1745-1345
DOI: 10.1587/transcom.E92.B.3911
Print ISSN: 0916-8516
Type of Manuscript: LETTER
Category: Fiber-Optic Transmission for Communications
Keyword: 
Raman amplification,  time-division multiplexing (TDM),  wavelength-division multiplexing (WDM),  long-reach passive optical network (PON),  

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Summary: 
In this paper, we demonstrate a 10.66 Gb/s bidirectional TDM over long-reach WDM hybrid PON supported by distributed Raman amplification, and the power budget margin is measured to be 15 dB for downstream transmission and 12 dB for upstream transmission, with dual Raman pump power of 300 mW.