November 03, 2011

DC-Coupled Burst-Mode Receiver with High Sensitivity, Wide Dynamic Range and Short Settling Time for Symmetric 10G-GPONs

  • Achouche M.
  • Bauwelinch J.
  • Blache F.
  • Krimmel H.
  • Lanteri D.
  • Put J.
  • Qui J.
  • Van Veen D.
  • Vandewege J.
  • Veen D.
  • Verbrugghe J.
  • X.Yin X.

This paper reports a high performance DC-coupled 10Gbit/s optical burst-mode receiver for symmetric 10G-GPONs. The measured receiver sensitivity is -30.0dBm at BER=10-3 within a short settling time of 51ns, and a loud/soft ratio wider than 24.0dB.

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