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High-power optical amplifiers enable 1550-nm terrestrial free-space optical data links operating at WDM 2.5-Gb/s data rates
Author(s): Paul F. Szajowski; Gerald Nykolak; James J. Auborn; Herman M. Presby; G. E. Tourgee; Dennis M. Romain
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Paper Abstract

Optical amplifiers are an enabling technology for free space laser communications. Transmission of four multiplexed 2.5 Gbps channels at 1550 nm over a 4.4 km terrestrial link is described and modeled.

Paper Details

Date Published: 13 December 1999
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 3850, Optical Wireless Communications II, (13 December 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.372811
Show Author Affiliations
Paul F. Szajowski, Lucent Technologies (United States)
Gerald Nykolak, Lucent Technologies (United States)
James J. Auborn, Lucent Technologies (United States)
Herman M. Presby, Lucent Technologies (United States)
G. E. Tourgee, Lucent Technologies (United States)
Dennis M. Romain, Lucent Technologies (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3850:
Optical Wireless Communications II
Eric J. Korevaar, Editor(s)

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