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Performance Evaluation of Chromatic Dispersion in Ethernet Passive Optical Networks

Naresh Kumar, Ajay K. Sharma, Vinod Kapoor


Chromatic dispersion is a broadening of the input signal as it travels down the length of the fiber. We observed in Ethernet Passive Optical Networks with dispersion map that as we increase the transmission distances our dispersion result are increase and worsens the overall performance of the system. We observed BER results at 20 Km these are in between 10-15 to 10-16 of dispersion level 0 to 300 ps/nm.


Passive Optical Networks, Optical Distribution Networks, Optical Network Termination, Optical Line Terminal.

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