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8x622Mb/s HD-WDM optical fiber transmission over 420 km
Author(s): Fenghai Liu; Shizhong Xie; Chengcheng Sun; Yuxiao Xie; Mingsheng Zhang; Jianbing Wang; Xiaohui Yang; Chongcheng Fan; BingKun Zhou
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Paper Abstract

The high density wavelength division multiplexing (HD-WDM) system presented here has 8 channels in 1.55 micrometers optical band with wavelength spacing of 100 GHz. Each channel operates at 622 Mb/s by using directly modulated DFB-LD. Accurate temperature control and current control methods have been taken to ensure the wavelength stability of 200 MHz in standard deviation. Three high-quality EDFA's are used in the 420 km optical fiber transmission to compensate the loss of fiber, star couplers and F-P optical filter. An F-P filter with 0.3 nm bandwidth and 1.2 dB insertion loss is used as a demultiplexer in front of the receiver to select every channel and reduce amplified spontaneous emission noise. An optical receiver with PIN-FET front-end has been used, which has sensitivity of -31 dBm BER equals 10-10. Good SNR characteristic is obtained for all channels after the transmission. In this paper we describe an 8 X 622 Mb/s HD-WDM experiment system and its 420 km optical fiber transmission. Some critical problems in long distance HD-WDM transmission also have been studied in this paper.

Paper Details

Date Published: 20 September 1996
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 2893, Fiber Optic Components and Optical Communication, (20 September 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.252059
Show Author Affiliations
Fenghai Liu, Tsinghua Univ. (China)
Shizhong Xie, Tsinghua Univ. (China)
Chengcheng Sun, Tsinghua Univ. (China)
Yuxiao Xie, Tsinghua Univ. (China)
Mingsheng Zhang, Tsinghua Univ. (China)
Jianbing Wang, Tsinghua Univ. (China)
Xiaohui Yang, Tsinghua Univ. (China)
Chongcheng Fan, Tsinghua Univ. (China)
BingKun Zhou, Tsinghua Univ. (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2893:
Fiber Optic Components and Optical Communication
Kam Tai Chan; Shuisheng Jian; Franklin F. Tong, Editor(s)

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