Real-time bidirectional coherent Nyquist UDWDM-PON coexisting with multiple deployed systems in field-trial (Post-Deadline)
; Ferreira, RMF
Guiomar, F. P.
Amado, S. B.
Ziaie , S.
; Rodrigues, C.Rodrigues
; Reis, J.D.
Pinto, A. N.
Journal of Lightwave Technology Vol. 34, Nº 7, pp. 1643 - 1650, April, 2016.
ISSN (print): 0733-8724
Scimago Journal Ranking: 1,23 (in 2016)
Digital Object Identifier: 10.1109/JLT.2015.2508378
We experimentally characterize a bidirectional 2.5 Gb/s UDWDM-PON system based on Nyquist shaped DQPSK with digital signal processing in real-time. The optical distribution network power budget of this system is evaluated and in coexistence of UDWDM channels with upstream TWDM-PON and RF Video Overlay signals, a set of optimum parameters and their impact on the network operation is driven. Additionally, we report the first field-trial of bidirectional coherent Nyquist UDWDM-PON using real-time transceivers based on commercial FPGAs, coexisting with the deployed GPON, RF Video Overlay and NG-PON2 technologies. A -44.5 dBm receiver sensitivity is achieved for 64×2.5 Gb/s DQPSK downstream channels and a 17 dB tolerance in dynamic power range of upstream channels is performed.