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A Four Channel Bidirectional Data Link Using Wavelength Division Multiplexing
Author(s): N. Lewis; M. Miller; J. Ravita; R. Winfrey; M. Page; W. Lewis
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Paper Abstract

A four channel bidirectional wavelength division multiplexing transmission subsystem, including a single channel fiber optic rotary joint (FORJ), was fabricated and characterized. The performance of all the subsystem components is reported over a range of environmental conditions including temperature, shock, vibration, and humidity. Detailed data describing the optical properties of the multiplexers/demultiplexers is correlated with mathematical models representing theoretical multiplexer/demultiplexer performance. The overall system performance is reported in terms of channel losses, channel isolation, BER, and data rate.

Paper Details

Date Published: 15 January 1986
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 0574, Fiber Optic Couplers, Connectors, and Splice Technology II, (15 January 1986); doi: 10.1117/12.950699
Show Author Affiliations
N. Lewis, Litton Systems Inc. (United States)
M. Miller, Litton Systems Inc. (United States)
J. Ravita, Litton Systems Inc. (United States)
R. Winfrey, Litton Systems Inc. (United States)
M. Page, Litton Systems Inc. (United States)
W. Lewis, Litton Systems Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0574:
Fiber Optic Couplers, Connectors, and Splice Technology II
David W. Stowe, Editor(s)

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