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  • Editor: Xi-Cheng Zhang
  • Vol. 39, Iss. 13 — Jul. 1, 2014
  • pp: 3931–3934

Employing injection-locked FP LDs to set up a hybrid CATV/MW/MMW WDM light wave transmission system

Chun-Yu Lin, Hai-Han Lu, Chung-Yi Li, Po-Yi Wu, Peng-Chun Peng, Tai-Wei Jhang, and Che-Yu Lin  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 39, Issue 13, pp. 3931-3934 (2014)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.39.003931


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Abstract

A hybrid cable television (CATV)/microwave (MW)/millimeter-wave (MMW) wavelength-division-multiplexing (WDM) light wave transmission system based on injection-locked Fabry–Perot laser diodes (FP LDs) is proposed and demonstrated. Different from conventional hybrid WDM light wave transmission systems, which need wavelength-selected distributed feedback laser diodes to support various services, the proposed systems employ injection-locked FP LDs to provide multiple applications. Over a 40 km single-mode fiber transport, impressive performances of carrier-to-noise ratio/composite second-order/composite triple-beat/bit error rate are obtained for 550 MHz CATV/20 GHz MW/40 GHz MMW/60 GHz MMW signal transmissions. Such a hybrid WDM light wave transmission system would be attractive for fiber links to provide broadband integrated services.

© 2014 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(060.2330) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics communications
(060.2360) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics links and subsystems
(140.3520) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, injection-locked

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

History
Original Manuscript: April 8, 2014
Manuscript Accepted: May 14, 2014
Published: June 26, 2014

Citation
Chun-Yu Lin, Hai-Han Lu, Chung-Yi Li, Po-Yi Wu, Peng-Chun Peng, Tai-Wei Jhang, and Che-Yu Lin, "Employing injection-locked FP LDs to set up a hybrid CATV/MW/MMW WDM light wave transmission system," Opt. Lett. 39, 3931-3934 (2014)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-39-13-3931

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