Uncooled 10-Gbit/s, 80-km SMF transmission was demonstrated for the first time using a 1.55-µm InGaAlAs EA/DFB laser. A power penalty below 2-dB was achieved over a wide temperature range from 15ºC to 95ºC.
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(140.0140) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers and laser optics
(140.5960) Lasers and laser optics : Semiconductor lasers
(230.0230) Optical devices : Optical devices
(230.3120) Optical devices : Integrated optics devices
S. Makino, K. Shinoda, T. Shiota, T. Kitatani, T. Fukamachi, M. Aoki, N. Sasada, K. Naoe, K. Uchida, and H. Inoue, " Wide Temperature (15ºC to 95ºC), 80-km SMF Transmission of a 1.55-µm, 10-Gbit/s InGaAlAs Electroabsorption Modulator Integrated DFB Laser," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition and The National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, OSA Technical Digest Series (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2007), paper OMS1.
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