March 09, 2015

40-Gb/s TDM-PON over 42 km using a Binary Direct Detection Receiver

  • Gnauck A.
  • Houtsma V.
  • Iannone P.
  • Van Veen D.

We demonstrate a 40-Gbps TDM-PON over a 42-km, 64-split fiber plant using optical duobinary modulation. Experimental results show that our architecture supports 31 dB of power budget for a differential reach of 26 km at 1550 nm without DSP.

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