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Ultra High Capacity Self-Homodyne PON With Simplified ONU and Burst-Mode Upstream

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

IEEE Photonics Technology Letters Vol. 26, Nº 7, pp. 686 - 689, January, 2014.

ISSN (print): 1041-1135
ISSN (online): 1041-1135

Journal Impact Factor: 2,110 (in 2014)

Digital Object Identifier: 10.1109/LPT.2014.2302000

Abstract
In this work we demonstrate a proof of concept fully loaded bi-directional ultra-high capacity coherent PON (2x1008x8.3 Gb/s). This was achieved using partial spectrum overlap, Nyquist shaping, digital frequency shifting, self-homodyne detection and pilot tone remodulation. Upstream burst mode operation is also demonstrated.