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 publication2009 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics and 2009 Conference on Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, CLEO/QELS 2009
Publication statusPublished - 16 Nov 2009
Event2009 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics and 2009 Conference on Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, CLEO/QELS 2009 - Baltimore, MD, USA United States
Duration: 2 Jun 20094 Jun 2009

Conference

Conference2009 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics and 2009 Conference on Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, CLEO/QELS 2009
CountryUSA United States
CityBaltimore, MD
Period2/06/094/06/09

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials

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 2009 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics and 2009 Conference on Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, CLEO/QELS 2009 [5225660]