Reliable architecture for high-capacity fiber-radio systems

Peng Chun Peng*, Kai Ming Feng, Hung Yu Chiou, Wei Ren Peng, Jye-Hong Chen, Hao-Chung Kuo, Shing Chung Wang, Sien Chi

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Abstract

In this paper, we present a reliable architecture for high-capacity fiber-radio system and demonstrate its feasibility. The main trunk of the proposed architecture is a star network with branches comprising a series of concatenated ring subnets. The conventional drawback, the lack of reliability, of star networks is overcome by the ring subnets with a self-healing function based on optical switches. To compensate the extra loss of the system, we adopt compact erbium-doped waveguide amplifiers to construct our proposed architecture. The architecture can provide highly reliable, flexible, and robust performance for fiber-radio systems.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)236-239
Number of pages4
JournalOptical Fiber Technology
Volume13
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2007

Keywords

  • Erbium-doped waveguide amplifiers
  • Fiber-radio system
  • Wavelength-division multiplexing

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