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Short-Wavelength Transmission On 1300 Nm Optimized Single-Mode Fiber
Author(s): M. Stern; W. I. Way; V. Shah; M. B. Romeiser; W. C. Young; J. W. Krupsky
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Paper Abstract

Recent experiments have demonstrated the feasibility of both low- and high-speed 800 nm transmission on 1300 nm optimized single-mode fiber. Such a system is attractive for the local distribution network, because it combines the high performance of single-mode fiber with the low cost of short-wavelength opto-electronic devices. This paper provides an overview of this technology. System design considerations, including splice and connector requirements to minimize mode coupling and modal noise at misaligned joints, and the choice of sources to optimize the trade-off between modal noise and material dispersion, are discussed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 January 1987
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 0841, Fiber Optic Networks and Coherent Technology in Fiber Optic Systems II, (1 January 1987); doi: 10.1117/12.967571
Show Author Affiliations
M. Stern, Bell Communications Research (United States)
W. I. Way, Bell Communications Research (United States)
V. Shah, Bell Communications Research (United States)
M. B. Romeiser, Bell Communications Research (United States)
W. C. Young, Bell Communications Research (United States)
J. W. Krupsky, South Central Bell (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0841:
Fiber Optic Networks and Coherent Technology in Fiber Optic Systems II
John D. Chipman; Harish R. Sunak, Editor(s)

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