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One gigabaud communication link using Hot RodR and short-wave CD laser-based fiber optics
Author(s): Kadiresan Annamalai; Frank H. Levinson; Minh Vu; Alice Callen; Chris Edwards
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Paper Abstract

This paper describes a high-speed communication link that serializes and transmits 40-bit-wide data over fiber at rates of up to 800 Megabits per second (Mbps). The medium can be either 50/125 (mu) or 62.5/125 (mu) fiber. The compact card containing hot rod and CD laser-based fiber optics can be used for serial links of up to 300 m at 800 Mbps, 1 km at 400 Mbps, and 2 km at 200 Mbps. The applications include high-speed networks and point-to-point communication.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 March 1992
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 1577, High-Speed Fiber Networks and Channels, (1 March 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.134940
Show Author Affiliations
Kadiresan Annamalai, TriQuint Semiconductor (United States)
Frank H. Levinson, Finisar Corp. (United States)
Minh Vu, Finisar Corp. (United States)
Alice Callen, Finisar Corp. (United States)
Chris Edwards, Finisar Corp. (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1577:
High-Speed Fiber Networks and Channels

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