Unrepeatered 2.4 Gbit/s transmission experiment over 250 km of step-index fibre using erbium power amplifier

A. D. Ellis, W. A. Stallard, E. G. Bryant, S. F. Carter, J. V. Wright, R. Wyatt

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Abstract

An erbium power amplifier is used to give a system launch power in excess of +20 dBm. In conjunction with an FSK modulation technique this allows unrepeatered transmission over 250 km of step-index fibre with a loss of 50 dB and a total dispersion of 3930 ps nm-1.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)528-530
Number of pages3
JournalElectronics letters
Volume26
Issue number8
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 14 Apr 1990

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