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Design of tuned optical receivers for use in high-sensitivity light-wave systems
Author(s): S. D. Greaves; Rodney T. Unwin
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Paper Abstract

Recently much interest has been shown in the design of very low noise tuned front-end optical receivers for use in Lightwave Sub-carrier Multiplex Systems as well as Coherent Lightwave Systems. This paper looks at the requirements that need to be considered to enable the accurate design of such tuned front-end optical receivers. Simplified design expressions are presented for a number of tuning configurations and theoretical results as well as practical measured results are presented for one of the designs. The design was realized at GaAs MMICs using the GEC/Marconi F20 foundry process.

Paper Details

Date Published: 17 February 1995
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 2450, Broadband Networks: Strategies and Technologies, (17 February 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.201308
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S. D. Greaves, Univ. of Huddersfield (United Kingdom)
Rodney T. Unwin, Univ. of Huddersfield (United Kingdom)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2450:
Broadband Networks: Strategies and Technologies
Robert A. Cryan; P. Nalinaj Fernando; Pierpaolo Ghiggino; John M. Senior, Editor(s)

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