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Fiber-Optic Transmission Of Microwave 8 Phase-PSK Signal
Author(s): W I Way; M F Gardina
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Paper Abstract

Transmission of a 6 GHz, 8-phase phase-shift-keyed (8Φ-PSK) signal over a 12.5 km single-mode fiber in the 1.3 μm wavelength region with a 5 dB power margin was demonstrated for the first time. A digital modem operating at 26 Msymbol/s (78 Mbit/s), a high speed' multimode InGaAsP laser diode, and a high speed PIN diode were used in this fiber-optic transmission system. Floor characteristics and a power penalty observed in the system bit error rate performance were found to be caused by the intensity noise of the laser diode, particularly the reflection-induced intensity noise.

Paper Details

Date Published: 9 November 1987
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 0789, Optical Technology for Microwave Applications III, (9 November 1987); doi: 10.1117/12.940714
Show Author Affiliations
W I Way, Bell Communications Research (United States)
M F Gardina, Bell Communications Research (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0789:
Optical Technology for Microwave Applications III
Shi-Kay Yao, Editor(s)

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