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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 15, Iss. 15 — Jul. 23, 2007
  • pp: 9366–9371

Analysis of the harmonic and intermodulation distortion in a multimode fiber optic link

I. Gasulla and J. Capmany  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 15, Issue 15, pp. 9366-9371 (2007)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.15.009366


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Abstract

We present an analytical evaluation of the harmonic and the intermodulation distortion effects produced in the transmission of an analog signal composed of various RF tones through a multimode fiber link. It is based on the electric field propagation model previously published by the authors. Results show the possibility of implementing subcarrier multiplexing techniques (SCM) with Composite Second Order (CSO) values below -50 dBc over short and middle reach multimode fiber links.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2330) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics communications
(060.2360) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics links and subsystems

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

History
Original Manuscript: March 27, 2007
Revised Manuscript: June 13, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: June 13, 2007
Published: July 13, 2007

Citation
I. Gasulla and J. Capmany, "Analysis of the harmonic and intermodulation distortion in a multimode fiber optic link," Opt. Express 15, 9366-9371 (2007)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-15-15-9366


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