1.25-Gb s-1 bidirectional multimode-fibre data link using a dual-purpose vertical-cavity laser & detector

J. D. Ingham, M. Webster, P. J. Heard, R. V. Penty, I. H. White

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Abstract

We demonstrate a high-speed bidirectional datacommunication link with simple multimode-fibre-coupled transceivers. The single-fibre link uses a vertical-cavity device that functions both as an efficient 850-nm laser source and resonant-cavity-enhanced avalanche photodetector. The receiver sensitivity is found to be better than -12 dBm at 1.25 Gb s-1 and error-free operation is observed for a 500-m half-duplex link at 1.25 Gb s-1.

Original languageEnglish
Pages462-463
Number of pages2
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2001
Event27th European Conference on optical Communication - Amsterdam, Netherlands
Duration: 30 Sep 20014 Oct 2001

Conference

Conference27th European Conference on optical Communication
Country/TerritoryNetherlands
CityAmsterdam
Period30/09/014/10/01

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Engineering(all)

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