Physical medium dependent (PMD) layer,
8, 155
Plain old telephone service (POTS), 2, 31
Planar lightwave circuits
embedded-filter, WDM filtering
technology, 171
external-filter, 169
passive alignment, 171
WDM circuit and transmitter LD, 170
technology, 87
PLC-based optical power splitter
connector loss and splitting loss, 93
insertion loss, 92
network implementations, 91
PLC chip and fiber array alignment, 91
PLM. See Power-leveling mechanism
P2MP power-splitting PON (PS-PON), 7
Point-to-point emulation (P2PE), 64
Polarization extinction ratio, 287
Polarization mode dispersion (PMD), 270,
292, 294
PON. See Passive optical network
PON burst-mode timing requirements
for BPON, G-PON, and EPON, 158–159
burst-mode chips and, 163
ONU transmitter switching, 156–157
PON transceivers
absolute temperature monitoring
sensing voltage and temperature,
188–189
signal stability, 190
bidirectional optical subassembly
bulk-optic assembly technology,
167–169
planar lightwave circuits, 169–172
burst-mode transmission
for BPON, G-PON, and EPON,
158–159
burst-mode data, 174–175
burst-mode receiver, 181–186
burst-mode transmitter, 175–181
power drift, 157
burst packet and burst-mode data,
174–175
CATV overlay, impact of
BER degradation, 205
CNR degradation, 206–207
components of, 152
functional building blocks of, 162
OLT side of, 162–163
ONU side of, 162
module multisource agreements, 172
optical link budgets, 155
physical-layer specifications, 154–156
power-monitoring, 190
split ratios and power budgets for, 154
system evaluation
burst-mode penalties, 197
burst-mode test setup for, 197–198
data bursts, 197
types of
BPON, GPON, and EPON, 154
diplexer and triplexer, 161–162
upstream and downstream traffic, 152
PON transceiver system evaluation
data bursts, 197
Power-leveling mechanism, 159, 199
Power leveling sequence upstream
(PLSu), 50
Power-splitting passive optical network,
87–88
Principal states of polarization (PSP), 294
Protocol data units (PDU), 60
Q
Quadrature amplitude modulation
(QAM), 5
Quadrature phase shift keying (QPSK), 6
Quality of service (QoS), 35, 40, 223, 225,
267, 275
R
Radio frequency (RF) domain, 4
Raman amplification, 70
Rayleigh scattering, 25, 269
Receiver-power-monitoring, 190
Reflective semiconductor optical amplifiers
(RSOA), 11, 79, 137
Regional Bell Operation Companies
(RBOC), 14
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