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Thomas Pfeiffer

Stuttgart, Germany
Global team leader for Optical Access

Education

   Diploma in Physics at the Institute for Applied Physics at the University of Muenster(Germany): switching and generation of microwave signals using opto-electronic switches
   PhD in Physics at the Max-Planck-Institute for Solid State Physics in Stuttgart (Germany): ultrafast photo-induced electronic processes in amorphous and poly-crystalline semiconductors

Selected Articles and Publications

Digital Upstream Crosstalk Cancellation for~Future Generation TWDM-PON Systems

Demonstration of ONU Activation for In-Service TDM-PON Allowing Uninterrupted Low-Latency Transport Links

In-Service Pre-Ranging for Upstream ONU Activation in Low-Latency TDM-PON Using Downstream Data Only

Comparison of Counter-Heating Techniques for Frequency Drift Reduction of Burst Mode Directly Modulated Lasers

Remotely Powered Inline OTDR Unit with Unique Identification Possibility of Power Splitter Branches for Use in Access Network Applications

Burst-Mode Dynamically Filtered DML for Reach Extension and Receiver Sensitivity Improvement in TWDM PON

First Demonstration of an Ultra-Low-Latency Fronthaul Transport Over a Commercial TDM-PON Platform

Components for High Speed 5G Access

10Gb/s Low-Cost Directly Modulated Multi-Electrode Laser with Suppressed Thermal Wavelength Drift for Burst-Mode Upstream Transmission in TWDM-PONs

10Gb/s Low-Cost Directly Modulated Multi-Electrode Laser with Suppressed Thermal Wavelength Drift for Burst-Mode Upstream Transmission in TWDM-PONs

First Demonstration of an Ultra-Low-Latency Fronthaul Transport Over Commercial TDM-PON Platform

TWDM PON Preamble Engineering for Mitigation of a DFB Turn-On Blue-Shift in Burst-Mode Operation

Multi-service SDN controlled reconfigurable long-reach optical access network

Technologies and architectures to enable SDN in converged 5G/optical access networks

Access and metro network convergence for flexible end to end networks [invited]

Real-Time Burst-Mode Operation of an Integrated SOA-PIN/TIA Receiver for 25 Gbit/s/lambda and Beyond TWDM-PON

Quasi frequency drift suppression for burst mode operation in low-cost thermally-tuned TWDM-PON

Real-time demonstration of 28 Gbit/s electrical duobinary TDM-PON extension using remote nodes

An 8 x 10-Gb/s, 42-km High-Split TWDM PON Featuring Distributed Raman Amplification and a Remotely Powered Intelligent Splitter

Real-time PHY-layer demonstration of 28 Gbit/s electrical duo-binary TDM-PON extension using remote nodes

TWDM-PON Burst Mode Lasers with Reduced Thermal Frequency Shift

User/Service Group Separation in Optical Domain Using Overlayed Modulation Technique for 40 Gbit/s Single Wavelength TDM PON

A Physical Layer Perspective on Access Network Sharing

The Underestimated Challenges of Burst Mode WDM Transmission in TWDM-PON [Invited]

Optical Line Termination Transceiver with a Bi-directional SOA for Application in Typ-A NG-PON2 Links

New Concept for Remote Amplification and Demonstration of 80 Gbit/s TWDM-PON with 44km Reach with 512 Split

Remotely Powered Intelligent Splitter Monitor for Fiber Access Networks

Frequency Drift Mitigation for TWDM-PON Burst Mode Lasers

100G (4x25G) NGPON2 upgrade using novel multi-electrode burst mode laser structure to enable 100GHz channel spacing

First Demonstration of Interrupt-Free Whisper Ranging for In-Service ONU Activation in TDM-PON Running Low-Latency Services