HDWDM upgrade of CATV fibre-coax networks for broadband interactive services


Koonen, A.M.J., Willems, F.W., Vander, J.C., Muys, W., Verbeck, B.H., Lerminiaux, C. and Hempstead, M. (1996) HDWDM upgrade of CATV fibre-coax networks for broadband interactive services. In, ECOC '96, Oslo, NO, 15 - 19 Sep 1996.

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To introduce broadband interactive services in a fibre-coax CATV network with high splitting ratio, a HDWDM upgrading strategy in combination with conventional TDMA (or SCMA) techniques is presented. It features flexible network reconfiguration via wavelength reassignment at the optical network units. Key system item is a novel cost-effective bidirectional Erbium-doped fibre (/planar waveguide) amplifier handling simultaneously a high-grade analogue CATV downstream signal and multiwavelength interactive signals in a single fibre-coax network.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: 3 WeB.1.3 3.19
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Subjects: Q Science > QC Physics
T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Divisions: University Structure - Pre August 2011 > Optoelectronics Research Centre
ePrint ID: 76891
Date Deposited: 11 Mar 2010
Last Modified: 27 Mar 2014 18:56
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/76891

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