We demonstrate a 50-km repeater-less analog optical link with a record spur-free dynamic range of 105 dB-Hz^2/3. An optical comb source mitigates stimulated Brillouin scattering allowing increased launch power and reduced optical post-amplification.
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(060.2360) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics links and subsystems
(350.4010) Other areas of optics : Microwaves
(060.5625) Fiber optics and optical communications : Radio frequency photonics
J. D. McKinney, J. Briguglio, and V. J. Urick, "Optical Comb Sources for Suppression of Stimulated Brillouin Scattering in Long-Haul Analog Photonic Links," in CLEO:2011 - Laser Applications to Photonic Applications, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2011), paper CFH2.
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