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40-Gb/s DWDM free-space optical transmission link over 4.4 km
Author(s): Gerald Nykolak; Paul F. Szajowski; A. Cashion; Herman M. Presby; G. E. Tourgee; James J. Auborn
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Paper Abstract

We simultaneously transmit 16 separate 2.5 Gb/s wavelength data channels, with a 200 Ghz channel spacing, error-free, over a horizontal free space distance of 4.4 km. We believe this result represents the largest bandwidth transmitted at one time over such a distance, without the use of optical transmission fiber.

Paper Details

Date Published: 2 May 2000
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 3932, Free-Space Laser Communication Technologies XII, (2 May 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.384313
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Gerald Nykolak, Lucent Technologies (United States)
Paul F. Szajowski, Lucent Technologies (United States)
A. Cashion, California Institute of Technology (United States)
Herman M. Presby, Lucent Technologies (United States)
G. E. Tourgee, Lucent Technologies (United States)
James J. Auborn, Lucent Technologies (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3932:
Free-Space Laser Communication Technologies XII
G. Stephen Mecherle, Editor(s)

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