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Dynamic range improvement using a novel phase-modulated analog optical link
Author(s): Robert F. Kalman; Jason C. Fan; Leonid G. Kazovsky
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Paper Abstract

We propose and analyze a new analog optical link which we refer to as the heterodyne interferometric phase modulated (HIPM) link. The HIPM link phase modulation uses a novel three leg external modulator, has high linearity and suppresses laser relative intensity noise. The link increases the spurious-free dynamic range by 21 dB as compared to a conventional externally modulated AM link for 10 mW of received optical power, relative intensity noise of -130 dB/Hz, and a 15 GHz intermediate frequency.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 November 1993
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 2024, Multigigabit Fiber Communication Systems, (1 November 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.161334
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Robert F. Kalman, Stanford Univ. (United States)
Jason C. Fan, Stanford Univ. (United States)
Leonid G. Kazovsky, Stanford Univ. (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2024:
Multigigabit Fiber Communication Systems
Leonid G. Kazovsky; Karen Liu, Editor(s)

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