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Overcoming the model bandwidth limitation of multimode fiber by using passband modulation
Author(s): Lutz Raddatz; Ian H. White; Matthew Webster; Richard V. Penty
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Paper Abstract

It is demonstrated that the bandwidth limitation of multimode fiber links arising from modal dispersion can be overcome by using passband modulation in the frequency range beyond the 3dB bandwidth. Transmission of 1.25 GBit/s over 500m of near-worst case 62.5micrometers multimode fiber is achieved using two subcarrier multiplexed channels at the 850nm wavelength. In contrast the conventional baseband transmission distance is limited to 300m at this data rate.

Paper Details

Date Published: 13 April 1999
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 3632, Optoelectronic Interconnects VI, (13 April 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.344594
Show Author Affiliations
Lutz Raddatz, Univ. of Bristol (United Kingdom)
Ian H. White, Univ. of Bristol (United Kingdom)
Matthew Webster, Univ. of Bristol (United Kingdom)
Richard V. Penty, Univ. of Bristol (United Kingdom)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3632:
Optoelectronic Interconnects VI
Julian P. G. Bristow; Suning Tang, Editor(s)

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