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  • Vol. 8, Iss. 1 — Jan. 1, 1983
  • pp: 57–59

Transmission of two-dimensional images through a single optical fiber by wavelength–time encoding

Anthony M. Tai and A. A. Friesem  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 8, Issue 1, pp. 57-59 (1983)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.8.000057


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Abstract

Serial transmission of image data through an optical fiber is inefficient in the utilization of the channel capacity of the fiber. Parallel image-transmission techniques, on the other hand, generally limit the transmission length to a few meters. A novel approach is introduced with which two-dimensional images can be efficiently transmitted through a single fiber at high speed. With this approach, images with space–bandwidth products greater than 2000 × 2000 can potentially be transmitted at a rate as high as 40 GHz.

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History
Original Manuscript: July 2, 1982
Revised Manuscript: September 16, 1982
Published: January 1, 1983

Citation
Anthony M. Tai and A. A. Friesem, "Transmission of two-dimensional images through a single optical fiber by wavelength–time encoding," Opt. Lett. 8, 57-59 (1983)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-8-1-57


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References

  1. A. A. Friesem, U. Levy, Opt. Lett. 2, 133 (1978). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  2. A. A. Friesem, U. Levy, in Proceedings of the International Conference on Lasers 79 (STS, McLean, Va., 1980), p. 425.
  3. S. Case, Progress Rep to U.S. Army Research Office, contract DAAG29-81-K-0033 (1982).

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