Deployment Opportunities for DPS-QKD in the Co-Existence Regime of Lit GPON / NG-PON2 Access Networks

Title

Deployment Opportunities for DPS-QKD in the Co-Existence Regime of Lit GPON / NG-PON2 Access Networks

Authors

N. Vokic, D. Milovancev, B. Schrenk, M. Hentschel, and H. Hübel

Abstract 

We demonstrate cost-effective QKD integration for GPON and NG-PON2. Operation at 5.1×10-7 secure bits/pulse and a QBER of 3.28% is accomplished for a 13.5-km reach, 2:16-split PON, with 0.52% co-existence penalty for 19 classical channels.

Venue

The Optical Fiber Communication Conference & Exhibition (OFC 2020)

Place and Date

San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, California, USA, 8 – 12 March 2020