We propose an all-fiber based approach to scramble and un-scramble optical signal for secure fiber optic communications. A scrambler and un-scrambler pair with an operation range from 0.8Gb/s to 1.4 Gb/s was demonstrated.
© 2008 Optical Society of America
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.2360) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics links and subsystems
(060.4785) Fiber optics and optical communications : Optical security and encryption
S. Li, N. A. Daniel, D. V. Kuksenkov, and R. Hemenway, "Passive Scrambling and Unscrambling for Secure Fiber-Optic Communications," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference/National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2008), paper JWA80.
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