A Novel Passive Optical Network with Dynamic Wavelength Allocation

TitleA Novel Passive Optical Network with Dynamic Wavelength Allocation
Publication TypeConference Proceedings
Year of Publication2004
AuthorsRogge, M. S., Y-L. Hsueh, and L. G. Kazovsky
Conference NameIEEE/OSA Optical Fiber Communication Conference OFC 2004, Los Angeles, CA
Editionpaper FG1
Date PublishedFebruary 2004
Keywordsbandwidth sharing, coarse filtering, dynamic wavelength allocation, fine filtering, laser tuning, optical access solution, optical fibre filters, optical fibre networks, optical transmitters, passive optical network, tunable lasers
Abstract

A novel, high performance passive optical network employs dynamic wavelength allocation to provide bandwidth sharing across multiple physical passive optical networks. Tunable lasers and coarse/fine filtering combine to create a flexible new optical access solution.