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PON in adolescence: from TDMA to WDM-PON

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2 Author(s)
Grobe, K. ; ADVA AG Opt. Networking, Planegg ; Elbers, J.-P.

Passive optical networks are used for fiber-to-the-home/curb/cabinet/building applications. Today, two PON variants with time-domain multiple access, GPON and EPON, are being used for mass roll-outs. WDM-PONs are the next step up from these PONs to accommodate traffic growth and new applications. This article analyzes WDM-PON variants and proposes they be used for a unified optical access and back-hauling network.

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Communications Magazine, IEEE  (Volume:46 ,  Issue: 1 )