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Laser/modulator module for analog fiber optic links
Author(s): Paul K. L. Yu; J. T. Zhu; Wei-Xi Chen; Guoliang Li; Robert B. Welstand; Stephen A. Pappert; Chen Kuo Sun; Richard Nguyen; Yet Zen Liu
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Paper Abstract

Analog fiber optic links can be used to transmit microwave and millimeter wave signals in applications such as cable TV, antenna remoting and active phased array. In this paper, we examine various issues pertaining to an integrated laser- modulator transmitter module for analog fiber optic links: (1) the performance requirements of the lasers, (2) the performance requirements of the electroabsorption modulator, (3) the bias control of the electroabsorption modulator.

Paper Details

Date Published: 19 August 1998
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 3547, Semiconductor Lasers III, (19 August 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.319631
Show Author Affiliations
Paul K. L. Yu, Univ. of California/San Diego (United States)
J. T. Zhu, Univ. of California/San Diego (United States)
Wei-Xi Chen, Univ. of California/San Diego (United States)
Guoliang Li, Univ. of California/San Diego (United States)
Robert B. Welstand, Univ. of California/San Diego (United States)
Stephen A. Pappert, SPAWAR Systems Ctr. (United States)
Chen Kuo Sun, SPAWAR Systems Ctr. (United States)
Richard Nguyen, SPAWAR Systems Ctr. (United States)
Yet Zen Liu, Fermionics Corp. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3547:
Semiconductor Lasers III
Qiming Wang; Lawrence J. Davis; Siamak Forouhar, Editor(s)

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