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  • 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. ...
  • Characterization and design of multifunction photonic devices for next-generation fiber-to-the-home optical network units 

    Schrenk, Bernhard (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2011-04-28)
    Doctoral thesis
  • 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)
    Conference report
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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 ...
  • Demonstration of a remotely dual-pumped long-reach PON for flexible deployment 

    Chanclou, Philippe; Schrenk, Bernhard; Lázaro Villa, José Antonio; Klonidis, Dimitrios; Bonada Bo, Francesc; Saliou, Fabienne; Polo Querol, Víctor; López Pastor, Eduardo Tommy; Le, Q.T.; Brenot, Romain; de Valicourt, Guilhem; Spirou, S.; Soila, Risto; Leino, D.; Tosi Beleffi, Giorgio M.; Tomkos, Ioannis; Chatzi, Sotiria; Teixeira, A.; Costa, L.; Kazmierski, Christophe; Prats, Jordi (2012-04-01)
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    We propose and experimentally demonstrate a flexible wavelength division multiplexing/time division multiplexing network architecture for converged metro-access environment. Entire passiveness in the fiber plant is ...
  • Dual-operability and bandwidth partitioning enabled by an ONU with tandem-modulator 

    Schrenk, Bernhard; Bauwelinck, Johan; Lázaro Villa, José Antonio; Kazmierski, Christophe; Xing-Zhi, Qiu; Prat Gomà, Josep Joan (IEEE Press. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2011-09)
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    An upgrade at the physical layer regarding unbundling and dynamic bandwidth provisioning of a wavelength division multiplexed access network is presented. The capability of a reflective modulator to act as a photodetector ...
  • Employing feed-forward downstream cancellation in optical network units for 2.5G/1.25G RSOA-based and 10G/10G REAM-based passive optical networks for efficient wavelength reuse 

    Schrenk, Bernhard; Lázaro Villa, José Antonio; Prat Gomà, Josep Joan (IEEE Press. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2009-06-28)
    Conference report
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    Optical Network Units for Next-Generation Passive Optical Networks with wavelength reuse are investigated for asymmetrical 2.5 G/1.25 G and symmetrical 10 G/10 G down- and upstream data rates. The transmission performance ...
  • Fabrication and experimental demonstration of a four-channel × 40 Gb/s TriPleX all-optical wavelength conversion platform 

    Avramopoulos, Hércules; Klein, E.J.; Stamatiadis, C.; Vyrsokinos, K.; Stampoulidis, L.; Lazarou, I.; Schrenk, Bernhard; Leinse, A.; Heideman, R.; Bruinink, C. (2011)
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    We present a scalable circuit that performs multichannel, all-optical wavelength conversion employing semiconductor optical amplifiers (SOAs) and a densely integrated TriPleX photonic chip. The TriPleX device performs chirp ...
  • Fortistis: Split extension in dense passive optical networks by inline amplification with remote ASE-shaped pump delivery via colorless optical network units 

    Schrenk, Bernhard; Bonada Bo, Francesc; Lázaro Villa, José Antonio; Prat Gomà, Josep Joan (2010)
    Conference report
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    A method for extending the customer density via ASE-pumped splitters in the tree in a WDM/TDM-PON is presented. The influence of Rayleigh backscattering in the feeder is faced, originally prohibiting any upstream transmission.
  • High customer density PON with passive amplification through distributed pump for > 1:1000 tree split 

    Schrenk, Bernhard; Bauwelinck, Johan; Bonada Bo, Francesc; Lázaro Villa, José Antonio; Xing-Zhi, Qiu; Chanclou, Philippe; Prat, Josep (2011-07-01)
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    A network architecture for tree-like passive optical networks (PONs) with high splitting ratios is proposed and experimentally demonstrated. Splits >1000 are shown to be feasible thanks to a noise-powered amplifier that ...
  • On an ONU for full-duplex 10.5 Gbps/lambda with shared delay interferometer for format conversion and chirp filtering 

    Schrenk, Bernhard; Stamatiadis, C.; Lazarou, I.; Maziotis, Alexandros; de Valicourt, Guilhem; Lázaro Villa, José Antonio; Prat Gomà, Josep Joan; Avramopoulos, Hércules (2011)
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    Chirped IRZ downstream is used together with a delay interferometer and a RSOA at a low complexity ONU for full-duplex 10.5Gbps transmission on a single wavelength, supported by modulation format conversion and optical ...
  • Optical subsystems for next generation access networks 

    Lázaro Villa, José Antonio; Polo Querol, Víctor; Schrenk, Bernhard; Bonada Bo, Francesc; Cano Valadéz, Iván Nicolás; López Pastor, Eduardo Tommy; Kazmierski, Christophe; de Valicourt, Guilhem; Brenot, Romain; Bauwelinck, Johan; Xing-Zhi, Qiu; Ossieur, P.; Forzati, Marco; Rigole, Jean-Pierre; Monroy, I.T; Tangdiongga, E.; Morant, Maryland; Nicolau, L.; Teixeira, A.L.; Erasme, D.; Klonidis, Dimitrios; Tomkos, Ioannis; Prat Gomà, Josep Joan; Kouloumentas,, Christos; Avramopoulos, Hércules (2011)
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    Recent optical technologies are providing higher flexibility to next generation access networks: on the one hand, providing progressive FTTx and specifically FTTH deployment, progressively shortening the copper access ...
  • SOA/REAM as Vector Modulator for QAM Upstream 

    Schrenk, Bernhard; Fàbrega Sánchez, Josep Maria; Kazmierski, Christophe; Lázaro Villa, José Antonio; Prat Gomà, Josep Joan (2011)
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    Simultaneous encoding of information in the optical phase and amplitude for upstream transmission is demonstrated with an integrated SOA/REAM of small form factor. The crosstalk penalties between the QAM tributaries are ...
  • Wavelength conversion towards Rayleigh backscattering tolerant PONs via four-wave mixing in SOA-based ONUs 

    Schrenk, Bernhard; Lázaro Villa, José Antonio; Prat Gomà, Josep Joan (2010)
    Conference report
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    Wavelength shifting in PONs with downstream signal remodulation is presented, allowing upstream transmission over trees with 25km feeder and 1:32 split with penalties <2dB, originally Rayleigh backscattering limited. ...
  • Wavelength-tuneable remote node for enhanced resilience and optimization of WDM access networks 

    Lázaro Villa, José Antonio; Bonada Bo, Francesc; Schrenk, Bernhard; Costa, Liliana; Teixeira, Marco Antonio; Chatzi, Sotiria; Klonidis, Dimitrios; Tomkos, Ioannis; Prat Gomà, Josep Joan (IEEE Press. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2011)
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    A remote node design with a wavelength tuneable optical add/drop element is presented and experimentally demonstrated for application in a resilient ring+tree access network architecture. The flexibility of the network ...