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DS-3 Bipolar Fiberoptic Interface
Author(s): Alan K. Truman
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Paper Abstract

Present DS-3 optical interfaces convert the Bell compatible bipolar signal from a multiplexer to a scrambled NRZ format prior to driving the laser transmitter. Bipolar optical transmission is now a reasonable alternative to scrambled NRZ transmission due to improved sources which possess increased linearity, lower thresholds, and better temperature stability. This paper discribes the advantages, disadvantages, and system considerations of a bipolar optical interface.

Paper Details

Date Published: 8 August 1983
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 0417, Fiber Optics Multiplexing and Modulation, (8 August 1983); doi: 10.1117/12.935942
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Alan K. Truman, Harris/Farinon Lightwave Operation (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0417:
Fiber Optics Multiplexing and Modulation
Edward J. Miskovic, Editor(s)

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