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  • Vol. 21, Iss. 5 — May. 1, 2003
  • pp: 1211–

Analog Laser Predistortion for Multiservice Radio-Over-Fiber Systems

L. Roselli, V. Borgioni, F. Zepparelli, F. Ambrosi, M. Comez, P. Faccin, and A. Casini

Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 21, Issue 5, pp. 1211- (2003)

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We have developed some low-cost predistortion circuits to compensate second-and third-order laser distortions in multiservice radio-over-fiber industrial systems. Depending on the predistorter configuration implemented,average reductions of 10-15 dB and of 8-10 dB have been observed in the laser second-and third-order distortions, respectively, within the cellular bands relevant to the European TETRA, GSM, and DCS standards. In particular, the development of the prototypes here illustrated is based on a new and original procedure that formalizes and suitably integrates in a sinergistic way modeling, design, and experimental activities.

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L. Roselli, V. Borgioni, F. Zepparelli, F. Ambrosi, M. Comez, P. Faccin, and A. Casini, "Analog Laser Predistortion for Multiservice Radio-Over-Fiber Systems," J. Lightwave Technol. 21, 1211- (2003)

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