Wavelength division multiplexing passive optical networks (WDM PONs) With Downstream DPSK and Upstream Remodulated OOK using Injection-Locked Fabry-Perot Laser Diodes (FP-LDs)

Fady El-Nahal


Wavelength Division Multiplexing-Passive Optical Network (WDM-PON) system based on the injection locked Fabry-Perot laser diode (FP-LD) has been investigated. The system has been demonstrated without dispersion compensation for both 10Gbps Differential phase-shift keying (DPSK) downstream signal and 2.5Gbps On-off keying (OOK) upstream signal respectively. Error free transmission over 50-km is achieved by tailoring the parameters of the FP-LD. The BER performance of our system shows that the injection locked FP-LD is a low cost effective colourless transmitter for high-speed WDM-PONs.

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