Reduction of signal-induced Rayleigh noise in a 10Gb/s WDM-PON using a gain-saturated SOA

E. K. MacHale, G. Talli, Chi-Wai Chow, P. D. Townsend

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Abstract

We demonstrate mitigation of signal-induced Rayleigh-beat-noise in a carrier-distributed WDM-PON using a gain-saturated SOA. The required signal-to-Rayleigh power was reduced by 11 dB thereby enabling 10Gb/s error-free transmission in a 64 way-split, 20km reach PON.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2007 33rd European Conference and Exhibition of Optical Communication, ECOC 2007
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
ISBN (Electronic)9783800730421
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2007
Event2007 33rd European Conference and Exhibition of Optical Communication, ECOC 2007 - Berlin, Germany
Duration: 16 Sep 200720 Sep 2007

Publication series

Name2007 33rd European Conference and Exhibition of Optical Communication, ECOC 2007

Conference

Conference2007 33rd European Conference and Exhibition of Optical Communication, ECOC 2007
CountryGermany
CityBerlin
Period16/09/0720/09/07

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    MacHale, E. K., Talli, G., Chow, C-W., & Townsend, P. D. (2007). Reduction of signal-induced Rayleigh noise in a 10Gb/s WDM-PON using a gain-saturated SOA. In 2007 33rd European Conference and Exhibition of Optical Communication, ECOC 2007 [5758403] (2007 33rd European Conference and Exhibition of Optical Communication, ECOC 2007). Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc..