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Microwave Semiconductor Laser Nonlinear Characteristics and System Applications
Author(s): J. J. Pan; W. Z. Li
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Paper Abstract

Analyses and experimental results of microwave semiconductor laser nonlinearity are presented. Various system applications employing the device nonlinear characteristics are discussed. For example, a high performance Ku-band fiber optic link with a system signal-to-noise ration (SNR) of better than 120 dB/Hz was demonstrated at an IF of 70 MHz. Also, the measured link SNR better than 100 dB/Hz was achieved at 26.5 GHz with frequency up-conversion.

Paper Details

Date Published: 5 January 1990
PDF: 29 pages
Proc. SPIE 1177, Integrated Optics and Optoelectronics, (5 January 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.963361
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J. J. Pan, E-Tek Dynamics, Inc. (United States)
W. Z. Li, E-Tek Dynamics, Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1177:
Integrated Optics and Optoelectronics
Leon McCaughan; Mark A. Mentzer; Song-Tsuen Peng; Henry J. Wojtunik; Ka Kha Wong, Editor(s)

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