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Medical image transmission via giga-ethernet optical free-space communication system with SOA
Author(s): Shyh-Lin Tsao; Yu-Ching Ni; Ling-Fan Tsao
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Paper Abstract

A free space Gigabit Ethernet optical communication system is proposed in this paper. We experimentally transmit medical image though the Gigabit Ethernet optical-fiber communication system with a multiple quantum well semiconductor optical applier (MQW-SOA). The beam divergence of the light free space transmission is also analyzed. The bit error rate (BER) formula as derived with considering the free space transmission beam divergence. To increase the transmission distance of Gigabit Ethernet optical-fiber communication system, we use the optical amplifier as a booster amplifier. We study the divergence angle of beam below 0.05 rad. And the relation between SNR and BER is also considered.

Paper Details

Date Published: 22 January 2002
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 4489, Free-Space Laser Communication and Laser Imaging, (22 January 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.453234
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Shyh-Lin Tsao, Yuan Ze Univ. (Taiwan)
Yu-Ching Ni, Yuan Ze Univ. (Taiwan)
Ling-Fan Tsao, Yuan Ze Univ. (Taiwan)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4489:
Free-Space Laser Communication and Laser Imaging
David G. Voelz; Jennifer C. Ricklin, Editor(s)

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