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Long-Reach 10 Gbps Ethernet Passive Optical Network Based on a Protected Ring Architecture

Santos, J. ; Pedro, J. M. ; Monteiro, P. ; Pires, J. J. O.

Long-Reach 10 Gbps Ethernet Passive Optical Network Based on a Protected Ring Architecture, Proc OSA Optical Fiber Communications - OFC, San Diego, United States, Vol. OTul, pp. 1 - 3, February, 2008.

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Abstract
We propose a network architecture for self-protected long-reach 10 Gbps EPONs based on a feeder ring, and investigate its physical feasibility and MAC performance using a 100-km ring supporting four EPONs, each with 32 ONUs.