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Using four wavelength-multiplexed self-seeding Fabry-Perot lasers for 10 Gbps upstream traffic in TDM-PON.

Information and Communications Research Laboratories, Industrial Technology Research Institute, Chutung, Hsinchu 31040, Taiwan.
Optics Express (Impact Factor: 3.53). 12/2008; 16(23):18857-62. DOI: 10.1364/OE.16.018857
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ABSTRACT In this paper, we propose and experimentally investigate a simple self-injection Fabry-Perot laser scheme on each optical network unit (ONU) for 10 Gbps TDM passive optical networks (PONs). Based on the proposed four wavelength-multiplexed 2.5 Gbps lasers, the 10 Gbps uplink traffic can be achieved at a cost-effective way. The network architecture and performance have also been analyzed and discussed.

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