OSA's Digital Library

Applied Optics

Applied Optics

APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Vol. 43, Iss. 6 — Feb. 20, 2004
  • pp: 1379–1389

Design Approaches to Power-Over-Optical Local-Area-Network Systems

Hiroshi Miyakawa, Yosuke Tanaka, and Takashi Kurokawa  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 43, Issue 6, pp. 1379-1389 (2004)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.43.001379


View Full Text Article

Acrobat PDF (255 KB)





Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Browse by Journal and Year


   


Lookup Conference Papers

Close Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Article Tools

Share
Citations

Abstract

This paper discusses fiber optic power and signal transmission systems considering the application of dc powering to information tools such as personal computers. We discuss system requirements and technical issues for the system components, including high-power laser diodes and photovoltaic cells. It is clarified that the conversion efficiencies of photovoltaic cells are kept constant with heat radiation and improve with extremely small series resistance. The transmittable optical powers through the optical fiber limited by a nonlinear optical effect are estimated. We also discuss the system designs for the use of single- and multi-mode optical fibers.

© 2004 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(040.5350) Detectors : Photovoltaic
(060.2360) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics links and subsystems
(140.5960) Lasers and laser optics : Semiconductor lasers
(220.4830) Optical design and fabrication : Systems design
(290.5900) Scattering : Scattering, stimulated Brillouin

Citation
Hiroshi Miyakawa, Yosuke Tanaka, and Takashi Kurokawa, "Design Approaches to Power-Over-Optical Local-Area-Network Systems," Appl. Opt. 43, 1379-1389 (2004)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-43-6-1379


Sort:  Author  |  Year  |  Journal  |  Reset

References

  1. M. J. Landry, J. W. Rupert, and A. Mittas, “Power-by-light systems and their components: an evaluation,” Appl. Opt. 30, 1052–1061(1991).
  2. D. T. H. Liu, S. Jackson, H. Kirkham, A. R. Johnston, and L. A. Bergman, “A power-over-fiber sensor network,” in Photonics for Space Environments III, E. W. Taylor, ed., Proc. SPIE 2482, 240–245(1995).
  3. F. Hartley and B. Pain, “Optical power supply and data communication for APS circuits,” NASA Tech. Brief, ETB029903 (Associated Business Publications Intl., New York, 1999).
  4. Y. Tanaka, H. Miyakawa, and T. Kurokawa, “Fiber optic power supply system for information technology equipment,” in Proceedings of The 5th World Multi-Conference on Systemics, Cybernetics, and Informatics (International Institute of Informatics and Systematics, Caracas, Venezuela, 2001), Vol. V, pp. 369–373.
  5. H. Miyakawa, R. Hyodo, Y. Tanaka, and T. Kurokawa, “Photovoltaic cell characteristics for high-intensity laser lights in fiber optic power transmission systems,” in Proceedings of 29th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialist Conference (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, New York, 2002), pp. 1653–1655.
  6. S. L. Yellen, A. H. Shepard, R. J. Dalby, J. A. Baumann, H. B. Serreze, T. S. Guido, R. Soltz, K. J. Bystrom, C. M. Harding, and R. G. Waters, “Reliability of GaAs-based semiconductor diode lasers: 0.6–1.1 μm,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-29, 2058–2067(1993).
  7. G. Erbert, G. Beister, R. Hülsewede, A. Knauer, W. Pittroff, J. Sebastian, H. Wenzel, M. Weyers, and G. Trankle, “High-power highly reliable Al-free 940-nm diode lasers,” IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron. 7, 143–148(2001).
  8. P. A. Iles, “Non-solar photovoltaic cells,” in Proceedings of 21st IEEE Photovoltaic Specialist Conference (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, New York, 1990), pp. 420–425.
  9. M. A. Green, J. Zhao, A. Wang, and S. R. Wenham, “45% efficient silicon photovoltaic cell under monochromatic light,” IEEE Electron. Device Lett. 13, 317–318(1992).
  10. L. C. Olsen, D. A. Huber, G. Dunhum, F. W. Addis, and N. Anheier, “High efficiency monochromatic GaAs solar cells,” in Proceedings of 22nd IEEE Photovoltaic Specialist Conference (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, New York, 1991), pp. 419–424.
  11. R. K. Jain and G. A. Landis, “Indium phosphide solar cells for laser power beaming applications,” in Proceedings of 27th Intersociety Energy Conversion Engineering Conference, T. Bland and B. McFadden, eds.(Society of Automotive Engineers, Warrendale, Pa., 1992), pp. 303–307.
  12. D. Cotter, “Stimulated Brillouin scattering in monomode optical fiber,” J. Opt. Commun. 4, 10–19(1983).
  13. Y. Aoki, K. Tajima, and I. Mito, “Input power limits of single-mode optical fibers due to stimulated Brillouin scattering in optical communication systems,” IEEE J. Light Technol. 6, 710–719(1988).
  14. E. Lichtman and A. A. Friesem, “Stimulated Brillouin scattering excited by a multimode laser in single-mode optical fibers,” Opt. Commun. 64, 544–548(1987).
  15. E. Lichtman, R. G. Waarts, and A. A. Friesem, “Stimulated Brillouin scattering excited by a modulated pump wave in single-mode fibers,” IEEE J. Light. Technol. 7, 171–174(1989).
  16. G. P. Agrawal, Fiber-Optic Communication Systems, 2nd ed.(Wiley, New York, 1997).

Cited By

Alert me when this paper is cited

OSA is able to provide readers links to articles that cite this paper by participating in CrossRef's Cited-By Linking service. CrossRef includes content from more than 3000 publishers and societies. In addition to listing OSA journal articles that cite this paper, citing articles from other participating publishers will also be listed.


« Previous Article  |  Next Article »

OSA is a member of CrossRef.

CrossCheck Deposited