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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 18, Iss. 9 — Apr. 26, 2010
  • pp: 9664–9670

Demonstration of ultra-wideband (UWB) over fiber based on optical pulse-injected semiconductor laser

Yu-Shan Juan and Fan-Yi Lin  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 18, Issue 9, pp. 9664-9670 (2010)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.18.009664


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Abstract

We experimentally demonstrated the ultra-wideband (UWB) signal generation utilizing nonlinear dynamics of an optical pulse-injected semiconductor laser. The UWB signals generated are fully in compliant with the FCC mask for indoor radiation, while a large fractional bandwidth of 93% is achieved. To show the feasibility of UWB-over-fiber, transmission over a 2 km single-mode fiber and a wireless channel utilizing a pair of broadband antennas are examined. Moreover, proof of concept experiment on data encoding and decoding with 250 Mb/s in the optical pulse-injected laser is successfully demonstrated.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3520) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, injection-locked
(140.5960) Lasers and laser optics : Semiconductor lasers
(190.3100) Nonlinear optics : Instabilities and chaos
(060.5625) Fiber optics and optical communications : Radio frequency photonics

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

History
Original Manuscript: February 26, 2010
Revised Manuscript: April 21, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: April 22, 2010
Published: April 23, 2010

Citation
Yu-Shan Juan and Fan-Yi Lin, "Demonstration of ultra-wideband (UWB) over fiber based on optical pulse-injected semiconductor laser," Opt. Express 18, 9664-9670 (2010)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-18-9-9664


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