Signal-ASE noise filtering in optical millimeter-wave radio-over-fiber links

RA Griffin, PM Lane, JJ O'Reilly

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Abstract

We consider optical amplifier noise in self-heterodyne optical mm-wave links, and propose that 0 dB noise figure can be achieved. We experimentally demonstrate 2.5 dB noise figure reduction for an Er-doped fibre amplifier (EDFA) using a tailored optical filter.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationInternational Topical Meeting on Microwave Photonics. Technical Digest (including High Speed Photonics Components Workshop) (Cat. No.98EX181)
Subtitle of host publication Technical Digest (including High Speed Photonics Components Workshop) (Cat. No.98EX181)
PublisherIEEE
Pages207-210
Number of pages4
ISBN (Print)0780349369, 0780349369
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1998
Externally publishedYes

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    Griffin, RA., Lane, PM., & O'Reilly, JJ. (1998). Signal-ASE noise filtering in optical millimeter-wave radio-over-fiber links. In International Topical Meeting on Microwave Photonics. Technical Digest (including High Speed Photonics Components Workshop) (Cat. No.98EX181): Technical Digest (including High Speed Photonics Components Workshop) (Cat. No.98EX181) (pp. 207-210). [6345576] IEEE. https://doi.org/10.1109/MWP.1998.745665