Gain switched multi-carrier transmitter and pilot tone based receiver for long reach access networks


A novel and cost effective long reach PON downlink scenario is proposed employing a multi-carrier transmitter and pilot tone aided direct detection at the receiver. Error free performance with QPSK and 50km transmission is presented.

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Divisions: Engineering & Applied Sciences > Electrical, Electronic & Power Engineering
Engineering & Applied Sciences > Aston Institute of Photonics Technology
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Event Title: Optical Fiber Communication Conference
Event Type: Other
Event Dates: 2012-03-04 - 2012-03-08
Uncontrolled Keywords: Instrumentation,Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
ISBN: 978-1-55752-938-1
Full Text Link: http://www.opti ... OFC-2012-OM2I.3
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PURE Output Type: Conference contribution
Published Date: 2012-12
Authors: Latkowski, Sylwester
Ibrahim, Selwan
Shi, Kai
Zhou, Rui
Ellis, Andrew D. ( 0000-0002-0417-0547)
Maher, Robert
Barry, Liam
Anandarajah, Prince



Version: Accepted Version

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