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Optics Express

  • Editor: J. H. Eberly
  • Vol. 7, Iss. 8 — Oct. 9, 2000
  • pp: 280–284

4×10 Gb/s terrestrial optical free space transmission over 1.2 km using an EDFA preamplifier with 100 GHz channel spacing

Dong-Yiel Song, Yoon-Suk Hurh, Jin-Woo Cho, Jung-Hwan Lim, Dong-Woo Lee, Jae-Seung Lee, and Youngchul Chung  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 7, Issue 8, pp. 280-284 (2000)

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We demonstrate a transmission of 4×10 Gb/s WDM channels over 1.2 km of free space in 1.55-µm band. The transmitted beam is coupled into a single-mode fiber through a fiber-pigtailed collimator, which enables the use of standard 100-GHz channel spacing and an optical preamplifier at the receiver. All the received channels have Q values higher than 6.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2330) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics communications
(060.4510) Fiber optics and optical communications : Optical communications

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Original Manuscript: August 15, 2000
Published: October 9, 2000

Dong-Yiel Song, Yoon-Suk Hurh, Jin-woo Cho, Jung-Hwan Lim, Dong-Woo Lee, Jae-Seung Lee, and Youngchul Chung, "4 � 10 Gb/s terrestrial optical free space transmission over 1.2 km using an EDFA preamplifier with 100 GHz channel spacing," Opt. Express 7, 280-284 (2000)

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