Burst-mode FEC performance for PON upstream channels with EDFA optical transients

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dc.contributor.author Brandonisio, Nicola
dc.contributor.author Carey, Daniel
dc.contributor.author Porto, Stefano
dc.contributor.author Talli, Giuseppe
dc.contributor.author Townsend, Paul D.
dc.date.accessioned 2018-06-06T08:30:01Z
dc.date.available 2018-06-06T08:30:01Z
dc.date.issued 2018-05
dc.identifier.citation Brandonisio, N., Carey, D., Porto, S., Talli, G. and Townsend, P. D. (2018) 'Burst-mode FEC performance for PON upstream channels with EDFA optical transients', 22nd Conference on Optical Network Design and Modelling (ONDM 18), Dublin, Ireland, 14-17 May. en
dc.identifier.startpage 190 en
dc.identifier.endpage 193 en
dc.identifier.isbn 978-3-903176-07-2.00
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10468/6246
dc.description.abstract The performance of forward error correction (FEC) based on Reed-Solomon coding is analyzed experimentally for a burst-mode upstream channel within a passive optical network (PON) testbed. During this analysis, the upstream FEC performance is impaired by inducing correlated and localized errors within the burst through the injection of optical transients. These transients emulate the optical signal variation associated with the add-and-drop events of wavelength channels within a long-reach optical link based on a chain of erbium doped fiber amplifiers (EDFAs). The robustness of the FEC has been analyzed by measuring the post-FEC bit error rate (BER) as a function of the amplitude of the emulated transients and their delay with respect to the transmitted bursts. A margin of approximately 4dB is demonstrated for the transient amplitude before the FEC degradation. Furthermore, while the post-FEC BER is strongly degraded by the emulated transients, the preFEC BER stays below the FEC threshold, demonstrating the importance of measuring the post-FEC BER in order to correctly characterize the FEC performance in PON upstream channels affected by optical transients. en
dc.description.sponsorship Science Foundation Ireland (10/CE/I1853) en
dc.description.uri https://ondm2018.scss.tcd.ie/ en
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dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher International Federation for Information Processing en
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dc.rights © 2018, IFIP. This is the author's version of the work. It is posted here by permission of IFIP for your personal use. Not for redistribution. The definitive version was published in Proceedings of the 22nd Conference on Optical Network Design and Modelling (ONDM 18), Dublin, Ireland, 14-17 May. https://ondm2018.scss.tcd.ie/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/ONDM2018-Proceedings.pdf en
dc.subject Forward error correction en
dc.subject Passive optical networks en
dc.subject Burst-mode transmission en
dc.subject Field-programmable gate arrays en
dc.subject Erbium doped fiber amplifiers en
dc.subject Optical transients en
dc.title Burst-mode FEC performance for PON upstream channels with EDFA optical transients en
dc.type Conference item en
dc.internal.authorcontactother Paul Townsend, Tyndall Photonics, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland. +353-21-490-3000 Email: paul.townsend@tyndall.ie en
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dc.date.updated 2018-05-30T12:23:42Z
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dc.contributor.funder Science Foundation Ireland en
dc.contributor.funder Seventh Framework Programme en
dc.description.status Not peer reviewed en
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dc.internal.conferencelocation Dublin, Ireland en
dc.internal.IRISemailaddress paul.townsend@tyndall.ie en
dc.relation.project info:eu-repo/grantAgreement/SFI/SFI Investigator Programme/12/IA/1270/IE/Next Generation Photonic Access and Data Communication Systems/ en
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