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1.3 µm Ku-Band Fiberoptic Transmission System For Satellite Communications And Antenna Remoting
Author(s): J. J. Pan; M. Shih; P. C. Wen; P. T. Huang
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Paper Abstract

Microwave fiberoptic transmission system provides numerous advantages for satellite communications terminals and antenna remoting. This paper described a 1.3 um, 6-15 GHz, 1 Km fiberoptic system design and performance. The microwave characteristics of the laser diode photodetector are discussed in detail. The preliminary measured system signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) are 110-120 dB/Hz in the frequency range of 6-15 GHz. A 20 to 30 dB SNR improvement is achievable when coherent detection and PD impedance matching are employed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 28 November 1988
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 0996, High Data Rate Atmospheric and Space Communications, (28 November 1988); doi: 10.1117/12.960175
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J. J. Pan, E-Tek Dynamics, Inc. (United States)
M. Shih, E-Tek Dynamics, Inc. (United States)
P. C. Wen, E-Tek Dynamics, Inc. (United States)
P. T. Huang, Jonn F. Kennedy Space Center (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0996:
High Data Rate Atmospheric and Space Communications
Robert Hauptman, Editor(s)

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