Silicon avalanche photodiodes for low cost, high loss short wavelength radio over fiber links

Fan Yang, Michael Crisp, Ke Fang, Richard V. Penty, Ian H. White

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Abstract

An APD is shown to improve the noise figure of a lossy optical link compared to a PIN-TIA combination of equivalent gain. Transmission of IEEE 802.11g WLAN signals is demonstrated with 18dB optical link loss.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2009
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2009
EventConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2009 - Baltimore, Baltimore , USA United States
Duration: 31 May 20095 Jun 2009

Conference

ConferenceConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2009
CountryUSA United States
CityBaltimore
Period31/05/095/06/09

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

Cite this

Yang, F., Crisp, M., Fang, K., Penty, R. V., & White, I. H. (2009). Silicon avalanche photodiodes for low cost, high loss short wavelength radio over fiber links. In Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2009