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Interrelation among optical fiber parameters - dispersion, rise time and bandwidth - in high-speed communication systems
Author(s): K. R. Subramanian
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Paper Abstract

Dispersion in optical fibers and rise time in electro-optic components are very important parameters in the design of high speed optical communication systems. Dispersion parameter is used to determine the bandwidth capability of the optical fiber. Rise time parameter is used to estimate the bandwidth capacity of the overall transmission system comprising transmitter fiber and receiver. Both dispersion and rise time parameters are treated in isolation in technical literature. An approximate relation between these two parameters in conjunction with the bandwidth estimation has been derived and presented in the paper.

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Date Published: 16 December 1992
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 1622, Emerging Optoelectronic Technologies, (16 December 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.637022
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K. R. Subramanian, Nanyang Technological Institute (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1622:
Emerging Optoelectronic Technologies
Krishna Shenai; Ananth Selvarajan; C. Kumar N. Patel; C. N. R. Rao; B. S. Sonde; Vijai K. Tripathi, Editor(s)

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