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APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Vol. 17, Iss. 22 — Nov. 15, 1978
  • pp: 3688–3694

Electrooptic multiplexer system for multimode fiber communications

A. R. Nelson, D. H. McMahon, and R. L. Gravel  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 17, Issue 22, pp. 3688-3694 (1978)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.17.003688


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Abstract

The concept of internal reflectance at grazing incidence has been used to construct functional 4:1 electrooptic multiplexers for multimode single-fiber optical data communication. Individual multiplexer units having insertion losses as low as 10 dB and optical signal-to-crosstalk ratios as high as 15 dB have been fabricated. A complete time division multiplexed optical data link has been assembled using two 4:1 multiplexers. The operation of this link demonstrates the feasibility of optically multiplexing multimode signals and represents a benchmark in the progress to control and route multimode light energy.

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History
Original Manuscript: April 12, 1978
Published: November 15, 1978

Citation
A. R. Nelson, D. H. McMahon, and R. L. Gravel, "Electrooptic multiplexer system for multimode fiber communications," Appl. Opt. 17, 3688-3694 (1978)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-17-22-3688


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