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Fiber Optic Multiplexed Optical Transission Systems For Space Vehicle Launch Facilities
Author(s): Charles H. Bell
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Paper Abstract

Low loss Fiber Optic Cable is being evaluated as a potential future replacement for Kennedy Space Center's 13,000 mile Wideband cable system. In order to make economical use of the wide bandwidth characteristic of glass fibers, a Frequency Division Multiplexing (FDM) scheme has been devised to stack many analog and digital data channels on a single fiber. The Multiplexed Optical Transmission System (MOTS) will offer a unique flexibility of plug-in modularity to meet changing data and bandwidth requirements in addition to the standard "goodies" of immunity to lightning and other RFI type interferences. and of smaller size and lighter weight.

Paper Details

Date Published: 6 November 1975
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 0063, Guided Optical Communications, (6 November 1975); doi: 10.1117/12.954485
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Charles H. Bell, Kennedy Space Center (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0063:
Guided Optical Communications
Frank L. Thiel, Editor(s)

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