All-photonic gain allows for the transmission of an ultra-low-jitter signal over 14 km of fiber. The jitter is 2.75 fs, only 0.3 fs more than back-to-back, while RF output power is increased 7.7 dB.
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P. S. Devgan, J. F. Diehl, V. J. Urick, and K. J. Williams, "Transmission of an Ultra-Low-Jitter RF Signal with High Output Power Using All-Photonic Gain and Saturated Photodetector," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference and National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2009), paper OTuE4.
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