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Modal noise reduction in analog fiber optic links by superposition of high-frequency modulation
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Paper Abstract

Detailed analysis has been performed of modal noise reduction by superposition of high frequency modulation. Data obtained revealed that, for both direct and external modulation, the modal noise reduction factor depends on the modulation frequency and fiber length. The fiber mode coupling, chromatic dispersion, and the mode partition noise have been neglected in the analysis. Experimental results confirmed that, for multimode fiber, the modal noise reduction depends almost only on the modulation depth.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 February 1991
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 1371, High-Frequency Analog Fiber Optic Systems, (1 February 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.24891
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Petar Kiril Pepeljugoski, Univ. of California/Berkeley (United States)
Kam Y. Lau, Univ. of California/Berkeley (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1371:
High-Frequency Analog Fiber Optic Systems
Paul Sierak, Editor(s)

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