This paper proposes an architecture to increase the downstream transmission of TDM PON from 10-Gbps to 40-Gbps. Challenges like chromatic dispersion tolerance, optical power budget, cost, and coexistence with legacy PONs are discussed.

© 2012 Optical Society of America

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