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Optics Express

  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 21, Iss. 20 — Oct. 7, 2013
  • pp: 23655–23661

Full-duplex lightwave transport systems based on long-haul SMF and optical free-space transmissions

Chia-Yi Chen, Hai-Han Lu, Ying-Pyng Lin, Po-Yi Wu, Kuan-Hung Wu, and Wei-Yuan Yaug  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 20, pp. 23655-23661 (2013)

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A full-duplex lightwave transport system employing wavelength-division-multiplexing (WDM) and optical add-drop multiplexing techniques, as well as optical free-space transmission scheme is proposed and experimentally demonstrated. Over an 80-km single-mode fiber (SMF) and 2.4 m optical free-space transmissions, impressive bit error rate (BER) performance is obtained for long-haul fiber link and finite free-space transmission distance. Such a full-duplex lightwave transport system based on long-haul SMF and optical free-space transmissions has been successfully demonstrated, which cannot only present its advancement in lightwave application, but also reveal its simplicity and convenience for the real implementation. Our proposed systems are suitable for the lightwave communication systems in wired and wireless transmissions.

© 2013 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.2360) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics links and subsystems
(060.2605) Fiber optics and optical communications : Free-space optical communication

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

Original Manuscript: July 5, 2013
Revised Manuscript: September 18, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: September 20, 2013
Published: September 27, 2013

Chia-Yi Chen, Hai-Han Lu, Ying-Pyng Lin, Po-Yi Wu, Kuan-Hung Wu, and Wei-Yuan Yaug, "Full-duplex lightwave transport systems based on long-haul SMF and optical free-space transmissions," Opt. Express 21, 23655-23661 (2013)

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