We present 2.5 Gb/s all-optical RF signal down-conversion from 20 GHz by exploiting an optically-injected DFB. We demonstrate converged transmission of this signal with a baseband PON over a common 70 km fiber link.
© 2008 Optical Society of America
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.4510) Fiber optics and optical communications : Optical communications
(060.5625) Fiber optics and optical communications : Radio frequency photonics
K. Prince and I. Tafur Monroy, "Converged Fixed and Radio-over-Fiber Link Employing Optical Envelope Detection and Optically Injected DFB Laser," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference/National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2008), paper OThD7.