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Hybrid radio/fiber system employing SCM for the distribution of multiple RF carriers with a directly modulated laser transmitter
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Paper Abstract

The authors present the idea of using direct modulation of a laser for generating multiple RF carriers for hybrid radio/fiber systems. External light injection is used in order to increase the modulation bandwidth of the laser and at the same time to improve the overall system operation. The experiments show a 16 dB enhancement in the performance of the system used for distributing 155 Mb/s data signals on 18.6 and 19 GHz carriers.

Paper Details

Date Published: 27 August 2003
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 4876, Opto-Ireland 2002: Optics and Photonics Technologies and Applications, (27 August 2003); doi: 10.1117/12.463701
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Aleksandra Kaszubowska, Dublin City Univ. (Ireland)
Liam P. Barry, Dublin City Univ. (Ireland)
Prince Anandarajah, Dublin City Univ. (Ireland)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4876:
Opto-Ireland 2002: Optics and Photonics Technologies and Applications
Vincent Toal; Norman Douglas McMillan; Gerard M. O'Connor; Eon O'Mongain; Austin F. Duke; John F. Donegan; James A. McLaughlin; Brian D. MacCraith; Werner J. Blau, Editor(s)

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