D. Nesset, K. Farrow, P. Wright, and D. Menashe, "Raman Amplifier Module for GPON Reach Extension,"
in National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference,
OSA Technical Digest
(Optical Society of America, 2012), paper NTu1J.3.
We describe the design and characterization of the first reported GPON reach extender module based on a commercial Raman platform with automatic laser shutdown for safe operation in fiber access networks.