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Optical Access Networks and Advanced Photonics: Technologies and Deployment Strategies

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Optical Access Networks and Advanced Photonics: Technologies and Deployment Strategies presents a comprehensive overview of emerging optical access network solutions to efficiently meet the anticipated growth in bandwidth demand. This book provides the latest technology trends in order to grasp the expected beneficial use of optical access infrastructures.

Table of Contents

  1. Copyright
  2. List of Reviewers
  3. Preface
  4. Acknowledgment
  5. Current Market View: Trends, Challenges and Opportunities for Development
    1. An Introduction to Optical Access Networks: Technological Overview and Regulatory Issues for Large-Scale Deployment1
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. EXISTING BROADBAND SOLUTIONS AND THE NEED FOR MORE BANDWIDTH
      4. OPTICAL ACCESS NETWORKS
      5. TYPES OF PASSIVE OPTICAL NETWORKS
      6. WDM-PONS
      7. DEPLOYMENT OF OPTICAL ACCESS NETWORKS IN ASIA AND THE US: A SUCCESS STORY
      8. EUROPEAN DEVELOPMENTS
      9. CONCLUSION
      10. REFERENCES
      11. ENDNOTES
    2. Optical Access Comes of Age in a Packet-Delivery World
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. REASONS FOR DEPLOYING OPTICAL ACCESS ARCHITECTURES
      5. DESCRIPTION OF ETHERNET
      6. THE NEED FOR A SERVICELEVEL AGREEMENT (SLA)
      7. THE FUTURE OF OPTICAL ACCESS
      8. CONCLUSION
      9. REFERENCES
      10. ENDNOTES
  6. Modern Optical Technologies and Future Architectures for Broadband Access
    1. Active Optical Access Networks
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION: BACKGROUND
      3. THE GENERAL STRUCTURE OF ACTIVE OPTICAL ACCESS NETWORKS
      4. THE OPTICAL NETWORK UNIT (ONU)
      5. THE OPTICAL LINE TERMINATION (OLT)
      6. MANAGEMENT OF ACTIVE OPTICAL ACCESS NETWORKS
      7. BLOCK DIAGRAM OF AN ACTIVE OPTICAL ACCESS NETWORK
      8. DEPLOYMENT OF ACTIVE OPTICAL ACCESS NETWORKS
      9. ACTIVE OPTICAL ACCESS NETWORKS AS A PLATFORM FOR IMPLEMENTING COMBINED ACCESS SOLUTIONS
      10. THE USE OF WDM TECHNOLOGIES IN ACTIVE OPTICAL ACCESS NETWORKS
      11. A COMPARISON OF ACTIVE OPTICAL ACCESS NETWORKS TO ALTERNATIVE ACCESS TECHNOLOGIES
      12. ACTIVE OPTICAL ACCESS NETWORKS BY COUNTRY
      13. CONCLUDING REMARKS
      14. REFERENCES
      15. ABBREVIATION LIST
      16. ENDNOTES
    2. Wavelength Division Multiplexed Passive Optical Networks: Principles, Architectures and Technologies
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. PRINCIPLES OF WDM-PON
      4. WDM TECHNOLOGIES FOR WDM-PONS
      5. NETWORK ARCHITECTURES FOR WDM-PONS
      6. WAVELENGTH SOURCES AT OLT FOR DOWNSTREAM TRANSMISSION
      7. TRANSMITTERS AT ONUS FOR UPSTREAM TRANSMISSION
      8. SUMMARY
      9. REFERENCES
    3. Broadband Optical Access using Centralized Carrier Distribution
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. COLORLESS ONUS
      4. ISSUES OF CENTRALIZED CARRIER DISTRIBUTION
      5. SOLUTIONS TO MITIGATE RAYLEIGH BACKSCATTERING
      6. SIGNAL REMODULATION CARRIER DISTRIBUTED PONS AND OTHER NOVEL PONS
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
      9. REFERENCES
  7. Technical Challenges and Determinants for Further Growth
    1. Bandwidth Allocation Methods in Passive Optical Access Networks (PONs)
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. EVOLUTION OF THE ACCESS NETWORK: THE FIRST MILE
      3. PON DESCRIPTION
      4. MAIN CHALLENGES IN PASSIVE OPTICAL NETWORKS (PONS)
      5. LONG-REACH PASSIVE OPTICAL NETWOERKS
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
    2. Dynamic Bandwidth Allocation for Ethernet Passive Optical Networks
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. FUNDAMENTALS ON BANDWIDTH ALLOCATION IN EPONS
      4. POLLING PROTOCOL DESIGN FOR BANDWIDTH ALLOCATION
      5. DYNAMIC BANDWIDTH ALLOCATION ALGORITHMS FOR EPONS
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
    3. Multicast Routing in Optical Access Networks
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. OPTICAL ACCESS NETWORK ARCHITECTURES
      4. MULTICASTING IN SIMPLE ACCESS NETWORKS
      5. CONSTRAINTS OF MULTICAST ROUTING IN ALL OPTICAL NETWORKS
      6. MULTICAST ROUTING IN OPTICAL MESH CORE AND ACCESS NETWORKS
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. REFERENCES
    4. The Vertical-Cavity Surface-Emitting Laser A Key Component in Future Optical Access Networks
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. PRESENTATION OF THE VCSEL
      4. VCSEL MODELING AND CHARACTERIZATION FOR THE FUTURE OPTICAL LINKS
      5. OPTICAL ACCESS NETWORK ARCHITECTURES USING VCSELS
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
  8. Business Models and Techno-Economic Evaluations
    1. Business Models for Municipal Metro Networks: Theoretical and Financial Analysis
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. USA
      4. BUSINESS MODELS' ANALYSIS
      5. QUALITY ANALYSIS
      6. TECHNOECONOMIC ANALYSIS FOR BUSINESS MODEL "PRIVATE INITIATIVE IN ACTIVE LAYER" AND VIABILITY
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. REFERENCES
    2. Modeling and Techno-Economic Evaluations of WDM-PONs
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. TDM PON
      4. A/BPON
      5. GPON
      6. EPON
      7. WDM PON
      8. SINGLE-STAGE NETWORKS
      9. MULTISTAGE NETWORKS
      10. IC WDM PON
      11. DC WDM PON
      12. TECHNO-ECONOMIC EVALUATIONS
      13. CONCLUSION
      14. REFERENCES
  9. The Way Forward
    1. The New Generation Access Network
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION - BACKGROUND
      3. DEFINITIONS: THE TRADITIONAL STRUCTURE OF THE ACCESS NETWORK
      4. NETWORK SERVICES
      5. NETWORK TECHNOLOGIES
      6. FTTC
      7. FTTB
      8. FTTH
      9. ACCESS TECHNOLOGIES
      10. NGA NETWORK IMPLEMENTATIONS
      11. NGA DEPLOYMENT STRATEGIES
      12. CONCLUSION
      13. REFERENCES
      14. ENDNOTES
    2. Next Generation Home Network and Home Gateway Associated with Optical Access
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. POPULARITIES OF INTERNET AND BROADBAND SERVICES
      4. SUMMARY OF THE STANDARDIZATION FOR HOME GATEWAY
      5. EVOLUTION OF HOME GATEWAY AND SERVICES
      6. KEY TECHNOLOGIES IN HOME GATEWAY
      7. FUTURE ISSUES
      8. CONCLUSION
      9. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
      10. REFERENCES
  10. Compilation of References
  11. About the Contributors
  12. Index