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Subcarrier optical communication link based on two-section laser diodes with optoelectronic feedback
Author(s): Guifang Li; Feng Tian; Raymond K. Boncek
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Paper Abstract

Subcarrier links and subcarrier multiplexed optical networks find a wide range of applications such as video delivery, antenna remoting, and local area networks. This paper presents the foundations for the realization of all-optical subcarrier links and subcarrier multiplexed optical networks based on the optical current-controlled oscillators (CCO). Using one embodiment of the optical CCO employing a two- section laser diode, we first present the static and modulation characteristics of the periodic-orbit subcarrier of the optical CCO. Then, the performances of an FM subcarrier optical link are estimated using realistic device parameters.

Paper Details

Date Published: 14 June 1996
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 2749, Photonic Component Engineering and Applications, (14 June 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.243090
Show Author Affiliations
Guifang Li, Rochester Institute of Technology (United States)
Feng Tian, Rochester Institute of Technology (United States)
Raymond K. Boncek, Rome Lab. (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2749:
Photonic Component Engineering and Applications
Andrew R. Pirich, Editor(s)

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