Accession Number : ADA233465


Title :   Coherent Fiber Optic Links


Descriptive Note : Final rept.


Corporate Author : PCO INC CHATSWORTH CA


Personal Author(s) : Debney, B. T. ; Hankey, J. ; Johnson, P. ; Buus, J.


Full Text : http://www.dtic.mil/get-tr-doc/pdf?AD=ADA233465


Report Date : DEC 1990


Pagination or Media Count : 205


Abstract : This report contains the results of the development and testing of a digital coherent fiber optic link and a separate analog coherent fiber optic link. The issues of realizable performance, cost and complexity of implementation and device tolerances are covered for each within a theoretical framework. The digital coherent fiber optic link was one of only two nearly simultaneously appearing 19-inch rack mountable systems in the world. The analog coherent fiber optic link is the first of its kind in the world and new ground is covered in theoretical analysis. In addition, the self heterodyne/homodyne concept is described and experimental results are shown.


Descriptors :   *GROUND LEVEL , THEORY , HOMODYNE RADIO RECEIVERS , COHERENT OPTICAL RADIATION , FIBER OPTICS TRANSMISSION LINES , DATA LINKS , HETERODYNING , COSTS


Subject Categories : FIBER OPTICS AND INTEGRATED OPTICS
      COMMAND, CONTROL AND COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE