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    • 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 ...
    • Coherent ultra-dense WDM-PON enabled by complexity-reduced digital transceivers 

      Tabares Giraldo, Jeison; Ghasemi, Saeed; Velásquez Micolta, Juan Camilo; Prat Gomà, Josep Joan (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2020-03-15)
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      Coherent technologies, along with digital signal processing (DSP), have revolutionized optical communication systems, significantly increasing the capacity of the fiber channel owing to transmission of advanced modulation ...
    • 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.
    • Control and management requirements for a coherent ultra-dense WDM PON for lambda to the user access networks 

      Ververidis, Christopher; Tomkos, Ioannis; Klonidis, Dimitrios; Rafel, Albert; Parkin, Neil; Urban, Patryk; Prat Gomà, Josep Joan; Segarra Mullerat, Josep (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2014)
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      In this paper we first highlight the arising MAC-layer requirements for a coherent ultra-dense WDM PON for full and shared lambda to the user access networks. We then report on the appropriate modifications of the XGPON ...
    • Cross-connection management specialisation for WDM-OTN's 

      Rafel, Albert; Comellas Colomé, Jaume; Junyent Giralt, Gabriel; Prat Gomà, Josep Joan (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2000)
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      WDM optical transport networks (WDM-OTN) will use new all-optical nodes that will perform functions in the optical domain, using wavelength as a new network resource. This paper presents a new approach for the optical ...
    • Demonstration and field trial of a resilient hybrid NG-PON test-bed 

      Prat Gomà, Josep Joan; Polo Querol, Víctor; Schrenk, Bernhard; Lázaro Villa, José Antonio; Bonada Bo, Francesc; López Pastor, Eduardo Tommy; Omella, M.; Saliou, Fabienne; Trung Le, Quang; Chanclou, Philippe; Leino, D.; Soila, Risto; Spirou, S.; Costa, Liliana; Teixeira, A.; Tosi-Beleffi, G.M.; Klonidis, Dimitrios; Tomkos, Ioannis (2014-10-01)
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      A multi-layer next generation PON prototype has been built and tested, to show the feasibility of extended hybrid DWDM/TDM-XGPON FTTH networks with resilient optically-integrated ring-trees architecture, supporting broadband ...
    • Demonstration of a full duplex PON featuring 2.5 Gbps Sub Carrier Multiplexing downstream and 1.25 Gbps upstream with colourless ONU and simple optics 

      Fàbrega Sánchez, Josep Maria; López Pastor, Eduardo Tommy; Lázaro Villa, José Antonio; Zuhdi, Muneer; Prat Gomà, Josep Joan (2008)
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      We demonstrate a full-duplex DPSK SCM PON operating at 2.5Gbps/1.25Gbps bitrates, with RSOA ONU and simplified scheme. It achieves low sensitivity and is implemented with low-cost components.
    • Deployment analysis of TDM/WDM single fiber PON with colourless ONU operating at 2.5 Gbps subcarrier multiplexed downstream and 1.25 gbps upstream 

      Fàbrega Sánchez, Josep Maria; El Mardini, Ahmad; Polo Querol, Víctor; Lázaro Villa, José Antonio; López Pastor, Eduardo Tommy; Soila, Risto; Prat Gomà, Josep Joan (2010)
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      A single-fiber full-duplex hybrid TDM/WDM-PON is demonstrated to operate at 2.5/1.25 Gbps rates, with RSOA ONU. It achieves high power budget (GPON compliant) at a distances higher than 20km, and serves up to 1280 users.
    • Design and implementation of a DVB on-Board multi-carrier demodulator 

      Sala Álvarez, José; Pagès Zamora, Alba Maria; Sergio, Calvo; Prat Gomà, Josep Joan (1998)
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      A description of the signal processing stage of an on-board integrated VLSI multi-carrier demodulator at the demultiplexing level is presented, along with a description of the optimization procedure that has been developed ...
    • Design of a wavelength control for coherent detection of high order modulation formats 

      Fàbrega Sánchez, Josep Maria; Prat Gomà, Josep Joan; Molle, Lutz; Freund, Ronald (IEEE Press. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2009)
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      An automatic frequency control design is proposed and demonstrated. It is based on a high-speed optical VCO. An overall design has been performed, based on simulation results. Also, loop delay and phase noise impacts have ...
    • DFB laser reallocation by thermal wavelength control for statistical udWDM in PONs 

      Polo Querol, Víctor; Borotau Bosser, Pau; Lerín de la Santísima Trinidad, Adolfo; Prat Gomà, Josep Joan (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2014)
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      We demonstrate a simple fast method of laser wavelength channel switching for the wavelength management of UDWDM-PONs where the ONUs have source wavelengths with random distribution and are controlled with limited thermal ...
    • Differential 8-APSK monolithically integrated dual-EML transmitter for flexible coherent PONs 

      Velásquez Micolta, Juan Camilo; Tabares Giraldo, Jeison; Prat Gomà, Josep Joan (2019-06-01)
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      We experimentally demonstrate a simultaneous amplitude and phase modulation of a monolithically integrated dual electro-absorption modulated laser. The proposed technique combines a 4-ary direct phase modulation with a ...
    • Differential link-loss compensation through dynamic bandwidth assignment in statistical OFDMA-PON 

      Cano Valadéz, Iván Nicolás; Peralta Gallardo, Ángel; Polo Querol, Víctor; Escayola Elias, Francisco Javier; Santos Blanco, M. Concepción; Prat Gomà, Josep Joan (2013)
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      Flexible bandwidth allocation strategies in a statistical OFDM-PON are experimentally shown to compensate for differential link loss allowing for proper detection of ONUs separated up to 55km (11.4dB)
    • Digital Nyquist WDM for access networks using limited bandwidth reflective semiconductor optical amplifiers 

      Lázaro Villa, José Antonio; Knorr, Sebastian; Bernhard, Schrenk; Cano Valadéz, Iván Nicolás; Polo Querol, Víctor; Prat Gomà, Josep Joan; Carena, Andrea; Bosco, Gabriella (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2012)
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      Digital Nyquist-WDM is experimentally demonstrated using RSOA-based colorless ONUs, providing a 6-fold enhancement of transmission capacity through 25km fiber, and showing digital Nyquist-WDM as promising candidate for ...
    • Digital phase estimation method based on Karhunen-Loève series expansion for Coherent Phase Diversity Detection 

      Fàbrega Sánchez, Josep Maria; Prat Gomà, Josep Joan (2010)
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      A novel phase estimation method for coherent systems is presented and demonstrated. It outperforms 5.5 times the phase noise and spectral width tolerance respect to the other methods.
    • Digital pre-emphasis for 10Gb/s with low-cost directly phase-modulated lasers for PONs 

      Tabares Giraldo, Jeison; Napoli, Antonio; Polo Querol, Víctor; Calabro, S.; Sommerkorn-Krombholz, B.; Spinnler, B.; Prat Gomà, Josep Joan (Optical Society of American (OSA), 2018)
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      We apply digital pre-emphasis to compensate for the frequency response non-idealities of low-cost optical transmitters. It enables transmission beyond 10Gb/s with 2/4/8-DPSK using directly modulated lasers and coherent ...
    • Dimensioning OLT architectures for UDWDM-PONs employing coherent transceivers 

      Segarra Mullerat, Josep; Sales Zaragozá, Vicente; Polo Querol, Víctor; Prat Gomà, Josep Joan (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2015)
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      Ultra-Dense Wavelength Division Multiplexing (UDWDM) is a new method for access PON, introducing the wavelength-to-the-user concept. The main technology will be a cost-effective coherent detection scheme providing low-cost ...