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  • 1.25-3.125 Gb/s per user PON with RSOA as phase modulator for statistical wavelength ONU 

    Chu, Guangyong; Polo Querol, Víctor; Lerín de la Santísima Trinidad, Adolfo; Tabares Giraldo, Jeison; Cano Valadéz, Iván Nicolás; Prat Gomà, Josep Joan (2015-12-15)
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    We report a new scheme to support, cost efficiently, ultra-dense wavelength division multiplexing (UDWDM) for optical access networks. As validating experiment, we apply phase modulation of a reflective semiconductor optical ...
  • 6.25Gb/s differential duobinary transmission in 2GHz BW limited direct phase modulated DFB for udWDM-PONs 

    Cano Valadéz, Iván Nicolás; Lerín de la Santísima Trinidad, Adolfo; Presi, Marco; Polo Querol, Víctor; Ciaramella, Ernesto; Prat Gomà, Josep Joan (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2014)
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    A differential duobinary codification is proposed for directly phase modulating a 2GHz BW equalized DFB laser. The method was tested with homodyne coherent detection achieving 6.25Gb/s bitrate transmission with -38.5dBm ...
  • 7.5 Gb/s direct DFB phase modulation with 8-DPSK for 6.25 GHz spaced coherent UDWDM-PONs 

    Cano Valadez, Iván Nicolás; Velásquez Micolta, Juan Camilo; Prat Gomà, Josep Joan (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2016)
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    We demonstrate an 8-DPSK directly phase-modulated DFB with intradyne detection in a 50 km, 6.25 GHz channel spaced UDWDM-PON. A bit rate of 7.5 Gb/s is achieved with Rx sensitivity of -31 dBm at BER=10-3.
  • A new flexible ONU design for UDWDM-PON with coherent transceivers and smart activation process 

    Segarra Mullerat, Josep; Sales Zaragoza, Vicente; Prat Gomà, Josep Joan; Pous, R. (2014)
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    We present a novel ONU architecture for coherent UDWDM-PON with randomly distributed ONU wavelengths. The ONU is built with one or two lasers exhibiting simple limited thermal tunability in a specific optical band, where ...
  • A novel methodology for measuring coherent homowavelength crosstalk in an optical signal supervisory system 

    Rafel Porti, Alberto; Prat Gomà, Josep Joan; Sales Zaragoza, Vicente (Optical Society of America, 1999)
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    We present a novel, easy, and cost-effective methodology that allows an optical signal supervisory system the detection, isolation, and measurement of the coherent homowavelength crosstalk within an optical node. It also ...
  • A study of flexible bandwidth allocation in statistical OFDM-based PON 

    Cano Valadéz, Iván Nicolás; Escayola Elias, Francisco Javier; Peralta Gallardo, Ángel; Polo Querol, Víctor; Santos Blanco, M. Concepción; Prat Gomà, Josep Joan (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2013)
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    The upstream of an OFDM-PON with direct modulated lasers tuned in temperature was experimentally tested. Results demonstrate flexible bandwidth allocation, and show it constitutes an efficient strategy to cope with the ...
  • Access services availability and traffic forecast in PON deployment 

    Segarra Mullerat, Josep; Sales Zaragoza, Vicente; Prat Gomà, Josep Joan (IEEE, 2011)
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    In this paper, offered and new broadband services for residential customers are considered in Passive Optical Networks (PONs). The user bit rates together with QoS requirements are evaluated for the availability of ...
  • Agile reconfigurable and traffic adapted all-optical access-metro networks 

    Segarra Mullerat, Josep; Sales Zaragoza, Vicente; Prat Gomà, Josep Joan (2009)
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    The emerging high bandwidth and on-demand user applications require improvements in capacity, configurability and resiliency in next generation optical access networks to incrementally expand on the basis of customers ...
  • An all-optical carrier recovery scheme for access networks with simple ASK modulation 

    Schrenk, Bernhard; Bakopoulos, Paraskevas; Kehayas, E.; Maziotis, Alexandros; Lázaro Villa, José Antonio; Avramopoulos, Hércules; Prat Gomà, Josep Joan (IEEE Press. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2011-09)
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    We theoretically investigate and experimentally demonstrate a scheme for all-optical carrier recovery in loopback access networks that avoids orthogonal or complex modulation formats for the downstream or upstream signals. ...
  • An efficient dynamic bandwidth allocation for GPON long-reach extension systems 

    Sales Zaragoza, Vicente; Segarra Mullerat, Josep; Prat Gomà, Josep Joan (2014-08)
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    Long-Reach (LR) extension is a promising scenario for the future next generation access networks, enabling less Central Offices (COs) in the field and a large number of customers in the access/metro area. Because of the ...
  • An OFDMA-PON with non-preselected independent ONU sources and centralized feedback wavelength control: Dimensioning and experimental results 

    Cano Valadéz, Iván Nicolás; Santos Blanco, M. Concepción; Escayola Elias, Francisco Javier; Polo Querol, Víctor; Giacoumidis, E.; Kachris, C.; Tomkos, Ioannis; Prat Gomà, Josep Joan (IEEE, 2012)
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    A simple and low cost method for wavelength control based on centralized OLT monitoring and feedback of economical random non-preselected independent ONU sources is presented. The technique was dimensioned and experimentally ...
  • Analysis of back-propagation and RF pilot-tone based nonlinearity compensation for a 9x224Gb/s POLMUX-16QAM system 

    Díaz Souto, Alberto; Napoli, Antonio; Adhikari, Susmita; Maalej, Zied; Lobato Polo, Adriana P.; Kuschnerov, Maxim; Prat Gomà, Josep Joan (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2012)
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    We investigate the joint implementation of back-propagation and RF-pilot tone for fiber nonlinear compensation in POLMUX-16QAM and show that the nonlinear tolerance is drastically improved when compared to OFDM system
  • Bandwidth assignment criteria against rayleigh backscattering effect in TDM-PON single-fibre wavelength-reuse networks 

    López Pastor, Eduardo Tommy; Lázaro Villa, José Antonio; Polo Querol, Víctor; Prat Gomà, Josep Joan (IEEE, 2011)
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    In this paper, theoretical and numerical analysis for Rayleigh Backscattering (RB) in TDM-PON full-duplex single-fiber bidirectional transmission with burst mode upstream and reflective ONU are presented. The results show ...
  • Bidirectional coherent PON with ONU based on reused direct-modulated LO 

    Cano Valadez, Iván Nicolás; Bottoni, Fabio; Velásquez Micolta, Juan Camilo; Presi, Marco; Ciaramella, Ernesto; Prat Gomà, Josep Joan (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2016)
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    We demonstrate a bidirectional coherent PON based on a direct-modulated upstream signal reused as LO. The proposed system achieves -46/-48 dBm downstream/upstream sensitivity at BER=10-3.
  • Channel crosstalk in ultra-dense WDM PON using time-switched phase diversity optical homodyne reception 

    Fàbrega Sánchez, Josep Maria; Prat Gomà, Josep Joan (Marian Marciniak, IEEE, 2007)
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    Experimental study of channel crosstalk effects in time-switched phase diversity optical homodyne reception is presented, precisely focused towards ultra-dense wavelength division multiplexed (WDM) passive optical networks ...
  • COCONUT requirements for residential, business and outdoor scenarios 

    Vall-llosera, Gema; Rafel, Albert; Ciaramella, Ernesto; Prat Gomà, Josep Joan (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2013)
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    Five basic requirements have been defined for the COCONUT ultra-dense WDM PON architecture: (1) untouched optical distribution network, (2) no active components, (3) no intervention in the outside plan, (4) smooth upgrade ...
  • Colorless FDMA-PON with flexible bandwidth allocation and colorless, low-speed ONUs [invited] 

    Schindler, Philipp C.; Schmogrow, Rene M.; Dreschmann, Michael; Meyer, Joachim; Tomkos, Ioannis; Prat Gomà, Josep Joan; Krimmel, Heinz-Georg; Pfeiffer, Thomas; Kourtessis, Pandelis; Ludwig, A.; Karnick, D.; Hillerkuss, David; Becker, Juergen; Koos, Christian; Freude, Wolfgang; Leuthold, Juerg (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2013-10)
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    We demonstrate a remotely seeded flexible passive optical network (PON) with multiple low-speed subscribers but only a single optical line terminal transceiver operating at a data rate of 31.25 Gbits/s. The scheme is based ...
  • Colorless FSK Demodulation and Detection With Integrated Fabry-Perot-Type SOA/REAM 

    Schrenk, Bernhard; Lázaro Villa, José Antonio; Kazmierski, Christophe; Prat Gomà, Josep Joan (2010-06-01)
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    A receiver for optical frequency modulated signals, based on colorless demodulation and detection, is presented. An integrated combination of semiconductor optical amplifier (SOA) and reflective electroabsorption modulator ...
  • Colourless FSK/ASK optical network unit based on a Fabry Pérot type SOA/REAM for symmetrical 10 Gb/s WDM-PONs 

    Schrenk, Bernhard; Lázaro Villa, José Antonio; Kazmierski, Christophe; Prat Gomà, Josep Joan (2009-09-20)
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    An Optical Network Unit based on colourless detection of optical frequency modulated signals based on a combination of Semiconductor Optical Amplifier and Reflective Electroabsorption modulator with intensity remodulation ...
  • Comparison of single carrier and OFDM with back-propagation and RF pilot tone for a 9x224Gb/s POLMUX-16QAM system 

    Prat Gomà, Josep Joan; Díaz Souto, Alberto; Maalej, Z.; Lobato, A.; Adhikari, Sukumar Das; Timmers, E.; Napoli, Antonio; Kuschnerov, M.; Spinnler, B. (2011)
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    The performance of single carrier and OFDM is compared when nonlinear compensation at the DSP receiver is employed. We show that the joint use of RF-pilot and back-propagation adds further improvement to OFDM performance.