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Performance of Long-Reach Passive Access Networks Using Injection-Locked Fabry–Perot Laser Diodes With Finite Front-Facet Reflectivities

Chien-Hung Yeh, Chi-Wai Chow, Yu-Fu Wu, Sung-Ping Huang, Yen-Liang Liu, Ci-Ling Pan
2013 Journal of Lightwave Technology  
In this study, we use the injection-locked Fabry-Perot laser diodes (FP-LDs) with front-facet reflectivities of 10% and 35% respectively, as colorless optical networking unit (ONU) in long-reach passive optical networks (LR-PONs). Here, the injection-locked FP-LD is directly modulated at 2.5 Gbit/s on-off keying (OOK) and 10 Gbit/s orthogonal-frequency-division-multiplexing (OFDM) modulations for upstream traffic transmission over 60 km of single-mode fiber (SMF). Different operating parameters
more » ... perating parameters for the injection-locked FP-LD to achieve higher data rate transmission are reported. Index Terms-Fabry-Perot Laser Diode (FP-LD), injectionlocked, long-reach, orthogonal-frequency-division-multiplexing (OFDM), passive optical network (PON).
doi:10.1109/jlt.2013.2254700 fatcat:ktcal7y7mfe5lenkxv7ork2gwi