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Microwave fiber optic link with DFB lasers
Author(s): David B. Huff; Henry A. Blauvelt
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Paper Abstract

The current status of microwave fiber optic links is discussed. It is noted that to date, high-speed links are limited not only by the available bandwidth of analog lasers but also by the fiber dispersion effect on link parameters. New 15 GHz distributed feedback lasers are capable of significantly reducing dispersion problems while providing enhanced bandwidth. An optical isolator with the microwave circuitry makes it possible to reach coupling efficiencies as high as 60 percent.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 February 1991
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 1371, High-Frequency Analog Fiber Optic Systems, (1 February 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.24892
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David B. Huff, Ortel Corp. (United States)
Henry A. Blauvelt, Ortel Corp. (United States)


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

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