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Recent Progress in Long-Wavelength Lightwave Devices
Author(s): Paul W. Shumate
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Paper Abstract

The push for high bit rates (above 1 Gb/s) and long unrepeatered fiber lengths (beyond 50 km) for transmission has spurred recent device research. Lasers with high bandwidth and/or high output power, and detectors with improved bandwidth, gain and noise characteristics all increase the system gain, or margin, permitting greater speeds and distances.

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Date Published: 14 January 1987
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 0722, Components for Fiber Optic Applications, (14 January 1987); doi: 10.1117/12.937671
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Paul W. Shumate, Bell Communications Research (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0722:
Components for Fiber Optic Applications
Vincent J. Tekippe, Editor(s)

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