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Systems Incorporating Very Long Fluoride Glass Fibre Optic Links
Author(s): Michel Monerie
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Paper Abstract

We estimate the performances of future long haul and high bit rate systems based on fluoride glass fibre technology, taking into account non linear effects. It is shown that capacity links of 1000 (Gbit/s) at 2.5 μm can be realized, either with direct or coherent detection, if total attenuation of cabled fibre can be lowered down to 0.03 to 0.05 dB/km. Guidelines for the design of the fibre are given.

Paper Details

Date Published: 24 August 1987
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 0799, New Materials for Optical Waveguides, (24 August 1987); doi: 10.1117/12.941175
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Michel Monerie, CNET LAB (France)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0799:
New Materials for Optical Waveguides
Jacques Lucas, Editor(s)

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