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Bidirectional Transmission System For Tactical Applications
Author(s): Donald M. Fye; M. F. Linehan; R. W. Taylor
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Paper Abstract

The long-wavelength fiber optic transmission system described in this paper uses a two-channel optical wavelength multiplex technique to provide simultaneous bidirectional communication over a 15 km length of optical fiber. The development of molded plastic expanded-beam connectors and state-of-the-art dichroic beamsplitters has made it possible to design simple optical wavelenth multiplex components that are well suited to meet the requirements of a tactical environment.

Paper Details

Date Published: 15 October 1982
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 0326, Fiber Optics: Technology '82, (15 October 1982); doi: 10.1117/12.933329
Show Author Affiliations
Donald M. Fye, GTE Laboratories (United States)
M. F. Linehan, GTE Products Corporation (United States)
R. W. Taylor, GTE Products Corporation (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0326:
Fiber Optics: Technology '82
Claire E. Loscoe, Editor(s)

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