20Gb/s multilevel-coded signal transmission using directly-modulated laser diodes

E. E. Coulson, A. Wonfor, J. D. Ingham, K. A. Williams, M. Webster, R. V. Penty, I. H. White, J. K. White

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Abstract

20Gbit/s data transmission over 20km of single mode fibre is demonstrated using direct multi-level modulation of a gain-coupled distributed-feedback laser. This allows a 1.7 times enhancement of transmission distance to 48km, compared to binary modulation.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1667-1668
Number of pages2
JournalOSA Trends in Optics and Photonics Series
Volume88
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2003
EventConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO); Postconference Digest - Baltimore, MD, USA United States
Duration: 1 Jun 20036 Jun 2003

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Engineering(all)

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Coulson, E. E., Wonfor, A., Ingham, J. D., Williams, K. A., Webster, M., Penty, R. V., White, I. H., & White, J. K. (2003). 20Gb/s multilevel-coded signal transmission using directly-modulated laser diodes. OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics Series, 88, 1667-1668.