Passive Optical Network for 5G Fronthaul

2 June 2020, 10:00 - 11:30 - Eastern Daylight Time (UTC - 04:00)

This webinar will first introduce the passive optical network (PON) technologies and the latest standards effort. It will focus on the PON applications as 5G fronthaul transport network. Bandwidth and latency are analyzed as the two key requirements of 5G fronthaul. Various mappings between 5G network CU/DU/RU to PON are discussed to meet the requirements. Recent industry test and trial results will be reported.

About Our Speaker: Yuanqiu Lou, FutureWei Technologies

YuaYuanqiu Lou, FutureWei Technologiesnqiu Luo is currently a Director of Optical Access Standards at the Standardization & Industry Department of Futurewei Technologies, USA. Before joining Futurewei, she was with NEC Laboratories America, Princeton, NJ. She received the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from the New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark.

Dr. Luo has been heavily involved in the R&D effort of optical access networks for more than 15 years. She is an editor of ITU standards G.987.3 (XG-PON), G.9807.1(XGS-PON), G.989.2 (NG-PON2), G.9802, G.9803, G.Sup66 (PON for 5G fronthaul), and G.hsp.ComTC (50G-PON). She is the editor of IEEE standards 802.3cp (Highspeed BiDi). She was a clause editor of IEEE standards 802.1AS (time synchronization). Her major projects include the first XG-PON trial with Verizon, PON as wireless xhaul, the first NG-PON2 prototype system, and PON for 5G transport.

Dr. Luo authors more than 60 publications. She holds more than 30 US patents. She was honored with an IEEE Standards Award in 2011. She received the Best Paper Award from IEEE & OSA Journal of Lightwave Technology in 2013.

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