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Distribution of Broadband Services Over 1-mm Core Diameter Plastic Optical Fiber for Point-to-Multipoint In-Home Networks

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5 Author(s)
Yan Shi ; COBRA Res. Inst., Tech. Univ. of Eindhoven, Eindhoven, Netherlands ; Okonkwo, C. ; Visani, D. ; Tangdiongga, E.
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This paper presents a point-to-multipoint (P2MP) in-home optical network infrastructure based on 1-mm core diameter plastic optical fiber (POF). By employing passive POF splitters, converged broadband wired and wireless service transmission over a P2MP POF infrastructure is demonstrated. A gross 2.2 Gb/s fractional discrete multitone (DMT) and a 528-MHz ultra wideband (UWB) wireless signal distribution simultaneously to four end-users are successfully achieved with BER <; 10-3 and EVM <; 15.5% , respectively. Up to 50 m transmission distance is achieved using off-the-shelf optical components. This feasibility study on all-optical P2MP infrastructures presents a promising low-cost solution for high-speed in-home broadband communication.

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Lightwave Technology, Journal of  (Volume:31 ,  Issue: 6 )

Date of Publication:

March15, 2013

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