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16 December 2014 Power savings in a wavelength-division-multiplexed passive optical network for aircraft
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Dense wavelength division multiplexing has been proposed as a means of implementing communications on aircraft. In such applications, power consumption is a critical consideration. The impact of reducing the transmitter power and recovering losses using a shared amplifier has been investigated. By recovering the power loss using a shared amplifier transmitter, power savings can be made. This network has been modeled and savings of 20% are predicted in a realistic aircraft environment.
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Eoin Murphy, Craig Michie, Henry J. White, Walter Johnstone, and Ivan Andonovic "Power savings in a wavelength-division-multiplexed passive optical network for aircraft," Optical Engineering 53(12), 126109 (16 December 2014). https://doi.org/10.1117/1.OE.53.12.126109
Published: 16 December 2014
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