1 November 1996 Architectures for 100-km 2048 split bidirectional SuperPONs from ACTS-PLANET
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This paper presents different architectures for high split, wide range bidirectional SuperPONs.One of the ways to achieve such SuperPONs is by the introduction of erbium- doped-fiber-amplifiers or semiconductor optical amplifiers (SOA) in order to overcome the strongly increased power budgets in comparison to conventional PONs. This will however present new challenges in overcoming the 'noise- funneling' effect caused by the parallel amplifiers. Four different approaches are studied: 1) using of on/off switchable semiconductor optical amplifiers, 2) using parallel erbium-doped-fiber amplifiers, 3) using electro- optic regeneration, and 4) using conventional SDH, ATM and APON technology. A description is given of each architecture, including advantages and drawbacks. These architectures serve as input to further studies performed by the ACTS-PLANET consortium. The power-budget studies showed that it is technically feasible to develop a SuperPON with a 2048 split and a 70-100 km range.
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M. Oskar van Deventer, John D. Angelopoulos, Hans Binsma, A. J. Boot, P. Crahay, Emmanuel Jaunart, Peter J. M. Peters, Andrew J. Phillips, Xing-Zhi Qiu, John M. Senior, Maurizio Valvo, Jan Vandewege, Peter J. Vetter, Ingrid Van de Voorde, "Architectures for 100-km 2048 split bidirectional SuperPONs from ACTS-PLANET", Proc. SPIE 2919, All-Optical Communication Systems: Architecture, Control, and Network Issues II, (1 November 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.256356; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.256356
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