Simultaneous Optical Fiber Sensing and Mobile Front-Haul Access over a Passive Optical Network

Publication Date: 3/8/2020

Event: OFC 2020

Reference: Th1K.4:1-3, 2020

Authors: Yue-Kai Huang, NEC Laboratories America, Inc.; Ezra Ip, NEC Laboratories America, Inc.

Abstract: We demonstrate a passive optical network (PON) that employs reflective semiconductor optical amplifiers (RSOAs) at optical network units (ONUs) to allow simultaneous data transmission with distributed fiber-optic sensing (DFOS) on individual distribution fibers.

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