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High Data Rate Fiber Systems And Their Installations
Author(s): Jim Quarato; Charles Berner
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Paper Abstract

Fiber optic point-to-point links show many advantages over conventional wire systems. These include wide bandwidth, long inter-repeater spacing, secure information transfer, elimination of ground loops and electromagnetic pulse problems. A brief discussion is given of fiber optic components, temporal dispersion, link length, and nuclear hardness. Bit error rate results are given for a 400 Mbps NRZ 200 meter fiber optic link. Some practical aspects are given for fiber system installations.

Paper Details

Date Published: 21 December 1978
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 0150, Laser and Fiber Optics Communications, (21 December 1978); doi: 10.1117/12.956707
Show Author Affiliations
Jim Quarato, McDonnell Douglas Astronautics Company (United States)
Charles Berner, McDonnell Douglas Astronautics Company (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0150:
Laser and Fiber Optics Communications
Monte Ross, Editor(s)

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