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Distributed Feedback Lasers For Coherent Communication Systems
Author(s): M. J. Pettitt; D. Remedios; A. W. Davis
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Paper Abstract

The source and receiver requirements for a coherent optical communication system are outlined and the performance of a practical system using readily available distributed feedback (DFB) semiconductor lasers is described. Techniques for reducing the linewidth of these lasers are presented.

Paper Details

Date Published: 17 September 1987
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 0734, Fibre Optics '87, (17 September 1987); doi: 10.1117/12.937999
Show Author Affiliations
M. J. Pettitt, STC Technology Ltd (England)
D. Remedios, STC Technology Ltd (England)
A. W. Davis, STC Technology Ltd (England)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0734:
Fibre Optics '87
Lionel R. Baker, Editor(s)

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