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Novel variable bit-rate bandwidth limiter for optical transmission system
Author(s): W. S. Chan; Franklin F. Tong; Lian-Kuan Chen; Chun-Kit Chan; D. Lam
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Paper Abstract

We propose and experimentally demonstrate a novel variable bit-rate limiter (BRL) for ASK optical transmission systems. The BRL operates on the sampling principle with an optical switch inserted anywhere between the terminals in the fiber link. To facilitate the design of the BRL, a theoretical model of bit-error-rate for the proposed BRL is developed, and shows good agreement with the experimental data.

Paper Details

Date Published: 19 June 1998
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 3420, Optical Fiber Communication, (19 June 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.312836
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W. S. Chan, Chinese Univ. of Hong Kong (Hong Kong)
Franklin F. Tong, Chinese Univ. of Hong Kong (Hong Kong)
Lian-Kuan Chen, Chinese Univ. of Hong Kong (Hong Kong)
Chun-Kit Chan, City Univ. of Hong Kong (Hong Kong)
D. Lam, JDS FITEL Inc. (Hong Kong)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3420:
Optical Fiber Communication
Winston I. Way; Franklin F. Tong; Alan Eli Willner, Editor(s)

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