Laser RIN and linewidth requirements for direct detection optical OFDM

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Abstract

We identify experimentally the effects of laser linewidth and intensity noise on optical OFDM systems, and show that commercial DFB lasers are suitable transmitters even when operated at low powers. © 2008 Optical Society of America.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2008 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics & Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference
EditorsClaire Gmachl, Knostantin Vodopyanov
Place of PublicationUSA
PublisherIEEE, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
PagesCWN2-1 - CWN2-2
Number of pages2
ISBN (Print)978-1-55752-859-9
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2008
EventConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics and Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference 2008 - San Jose , United States of America
Duration: 4 May 20089 May 2008
https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/conhome/4560187/proceeding (Proceedings)

Conference

ConferenceConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics and Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference 2008
Abbreviated titleCLEO/QELS 2008
Country/TerritoryUnited States of America
CitySan Jose
Period4/05/089/05/08
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