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Fully Coherent Self- Homodyne Bi-directional Enhanced Performance PON

Shahpari, A. ; Luis, R.S. ; Ferreira, RMF ; Reis, J.D. ; Vujicic , Z. ; Lima, M. J. N. ; Wada, N. ; Teixeira, A.

Fully Coherent Self- Homodyne Bi-directional Enhanced Performance PON, Proc OSA Optical Fiber Communications - OFC, San Francisco, United States, Vol. CD, pp. W4G.1 - --, March, 2014.

Digital Object Identifier: 1864098

Abstract
We present a coherent-PON employing partial overlap of downstream/upstream Nyquist spectra, allowing bi-directional operation and enhanced spectral efficiency (2x120Gb/s@50GHz). Additionally, frequency shifting of Nyquist bands from the carrier allowed reduced RBS and dynamic SRS.