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Fundamental Gain/Bandwidth Limitations In High Frequency Fiber-Optic Links
Author(s): Jon J Gulick; Michael de La Chapelle; Hui-Pin Hsu
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Paper Abstract

The theoretical gain/bandwidth limitations for directly modulated fiber-optic (FO) links are examined. Design curves are presented which enable one to determine the photodiode RC time constant which yields the minimum link loss for a specified receiver bandwidth. The insertion loss characteristics are examined for FO links subject to broadband impedance matching where purely reactive elements are used.

Paper Details

Date Published: 23 February 1987
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 0716, High Frequency Optical Communications, (23 February 1987); doi: 10.1117/12.937448
Show Author Affiliations
Jon J Gulick, Hughes Aircraft Company (United States)
Michael de La Chapelle, Hughes Aircraft Company (United States)
Hui-Pin Hsu, Hughes Aircraft Company (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0716:
High Frequency Optical Communications
O. Glenn Ramer; Paul Sierak, Editor(s)

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