Chapter 8. Optical Networks for the Broadband Future

  1. Chinlon Lin
  1. David Payne,
  2. Russell Davey,
  3. David Faulkner and
  4. Steve Hornung

Published Online: 16 OCT 2006

DOI: 10.1002/047009480X.ch8

Broadband Optical Access Networks and Fiber-to-the-Home: Systems Technologies and Deployment Strategies

Broadband Optical Access Networks and Fiber-to-the-Home: Systems Technologies and Deployment Strategies

How to Cite

Payne, D., Davey, R., Faulkner, D. and Hornung, S. (2006) Optical Networks for the Broadband Future, in Broadband Optical Access Networks and Fiber-to-the-Home: Systems Technologies and Deployment Strategies (ed C. Lin), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/047009480X.ch8

Editor Information

  1. Center for Advanced Research in Photonics, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China

Author Information

  1. BT, Adastral Park, Martlesham Heath, Ipswich, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 OCT 2006
  2. Published Print: 23 JUN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470094785

Online ISBN: 9780470094808

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Keywords:

  • future broadband optical networks;
  • Broadband Passive Optical Networks (B-PON);
  • standard PON systems;
  • optical distribution network (ODN);
  • emerging drivers for FTTH;
  • lower cost architectures;
  • OEO (optical-electronic-optical) architectures;
  • long-reach optical access network

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Brief History of Fibre in Access

  • Standard PON Systems

  • Emerging Drivers for FTTH

  • Lower Cost Architectures

  • An End-to-End Vision

  • Summary/Conclusions

  • Appendix 1

  • References