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  • 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.
  • 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 ...
  • 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 of flexible udWDM metro-access network devices assisted by high resolution complex spectroscopy 

    Altabas, Jose Antonio; Izquierdo, David; Pascual, Álvaro; Sarmiento Hernández, Samael; Lázaro Villa, José Antonio; Garces, Ignacio; Villafranca, A. (2016)
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    The new cloud services, the Internet of Things (IoT) and the convergence of mobile and optical networks in the 5G scenario are pushing up the traffic demand over the metro-access networks. Flexible ultra-dense Wavelength ...
  • Digitally processed modulation formats and integrated photonics for flexible optical metro-access networks 

    Lázaro Villa, José Antonio; Schrenk, Bernhard; Malligaraj, M.; Cano Valadéz, Iván Nicolás; Parra, M.; Sridharan, Madanagurusamy; Junyent Giralt, Gabriel (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2013)
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    Digitally processed modulations formats such as Nyquist-WDM are investigated for implementation of future flexible optical networks, by using integrated photonic devices and moderate speed optoelectronics. We compare ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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)
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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 ...
  • Enhancing dynamic student learning by teamwork in innovative projects at an Erasmus Mundus master subject adapted to the EHEA (EEES) 

    Lázaro Villa, José Antonio; Prat Gomà, Josep Joan; Fàbrega Canudas, José; Kouloumentas,, Christos (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Institut de Ciències de l'Educació (ICE), 2010)
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    The EHEA (EEES in Spain) is creating common academic degree standards comparable and compatible between the European countries. The definition of the new Credit unit, the ECTS, focused on the ...
  • Experimental assessment of 5-10Gbps 5G multicarrier waveforms with intensity-modulation direct-detection for PONs 

    Sarmiento, Samael; Gran, Albert; Altabas, Jose; Scalabroni, Marco; Spadaro, Salvatore; Garces, Ignacio; Lázaro Villa, José Antonio (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2018)
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    The sensitivity performance of an IMDDOFDM/FBMC/UFMC/GFDM system with a PIN based receiver is experimentally evaluated for downstream in broadband passive optical networks. Results show sensitivities better than -14.5(-8.0)dBm ...
  • Experimental demonstration of Flex-Grid udWDM with 6.25GHz full-duplex frequency slots for metro/access & data centers 

    Altabas, Jose Antonio; Izquierdo, David; Sotelo, F; Garcés, I; Lázaro Villa, José Antonio; Lerín de la Santísima Trinidad, Adolfo; Spadaro, Salvatore; Junyent Giralt, Gabriel (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2015)
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    Flex-Grid 6.25GHz full-duplex frequency slots are proposed for Metro/Access & Data-Center Networks allocating: 1Gbps Nyquist-DPSK over MZM for OLT/DC-ONU downlinks and OLT/DC up-downlinks; 1Gbps NRZ-DPSK over directly ...
  • Experimental evaluation and improvement methods for low cost transmitters in long reach PONs 

    Chatzi, Sotiria; Klonidis, Dimitrios; Tsekrekos, Christos P.; Lázaro Villa, José Antonio; Prat Gomà, Josep Joan; Tomkos, Ioannis (2013-12)
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    In this paper, we first analyze the degradation stochastic resonance (DSR) effect in the context of adaptive averaging (AD-AVG) architectures. The AD-AVG is the adaptive version of the well-known AVG architecture . It is ...
  • Extension of self-seeding to 10/2.5Gb/s T(W)DM PONs through remotely pumped ODN extenders 

    Prat Gomà, Josep Joan; Schrenk, Bernhard; Bonada, F.; De Valicourt, Guilhem; Lázaro Villa, José Antonio; Brenot, Romain (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2015)
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    Self-seeded upstream transmission is applied to power-splitting PONs through remote amplification at extender boxes. Tree splits up to 1:16 are found to be compatible for full-duplex 10/2.5Gb/s PONs with fully passive ...
  • Flex-Grid/SDM backbone network design with inter-core XT-limited transmission reach 

    Perelló Muntan, Jordi; Gené Bernaus, Joan M.; Pagès Cruz, Albert; Lázaro Villa, José Antonio; Spadaro, Salvatore (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2016-08-01)
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    Spatial division multiplexing (SDM) has been presented as a key solution to circumvent the nonlinear Shannon limit of standard single-core fibers. To implement SDM, multi-core fiber (MCF) technology becomes a top candidate ...
  • Flexible PON Key technologies: digital advanced modulation formats and devices 

    Lázaro Villa, José Antonio; Altabas, Jose Antonio; Vairavel, S.; Karthikeyan, Subburayan; Sridharan, Madanagurusamy; Garces, Ignacio; Junyent Giralt, Gabriel (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2014)
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    Flexible PON are future paradigm in parallel with flexible and elastic optical networks are under research for core networks. In the same way as those backbone optical networks can be significantly improved by following ...
  • Flexible WDM/FTDM passive optical network with RZ-seeded all-optical sub-wavelength grid engine 

    Schrenk, Bernhard; Katopodis, Vasilis; Bauwelinck, Johan; Lázaro Villa, José Antonio; Yin, Xin; Bakopoulos, Paraskevas; Spyropoulou, Maria; Qiu, Xing Z.; Avramopoulos, Hércules (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2013)
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    All-optical FDM grid generation and channel selection is experimentally demonstrated through optical signal processing. Full-duplex 10G/2×10G transmission with reflective ONUs is validated for 20dB budget and 25km reach. ...
  • 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)
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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.
  • FSK plus ASK/ASK operation for optical 20/10 gbps access networks with simple reflective user terminals 

    Schrenk, Bernhard; de Valicourt, Guilhem; Lázaro Villa, José Antonio; Prat Gomà, Josep Joan (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2011)
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    Doubling of the downstream rate by reusing the reflective upstream modulator is demonstrated. With just two photo-detectors, a RSOA and a power splitter at the ONU, a 20/10 Gbps mode can be provided per wavelength.
  • Full-duplex 20/10 Gb/s WDM-PON with remodulation of chirped ASK and multi-level quaternary PAM and OFDM 

    Lázaro Villa, José Antonio; Bernhard, Schrenk; Maziotis, Alexandros; Cano Valadéz, Iván Nicolás; Bakopoulos, Paraskevas; Prat Gomà, Josep Joan; Avramopoulos, Hércules (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2012)
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    A full-duplex 20/10Gb/s WDM-PON is demonstrated by all-optical carrier recovery technique, showing that it is efficient and flexible for being applied to different downstream signals as non-/chirped ASK or multilevel signals ...