15 January 1986 A Four Channel Bidirectional Data Link Using Wavelength Division Multiplexing
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Abstract
A four channel bidirectional wavelength division multiplexing transmission subsystem, including a single channel fiber optic rotary joint (FORJ), was fabricated and characterized. The performance of all the subsystem components is reported over a range of environmental conditions including temperature, shock, vibration, and humidity. Detailed data describing the optical properties of the multiplexers/demultiplexers is correlated with mathematical models representing theoretical multiplexer/demultiplexer performance. The overall system performance is reported in terms of channel losses, channel isolation, BER, and data rate.
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N. Lewis, M. Miller, J. Ravita, R. Winfrey, M. Page, W. Lewis, "A Four Channel Bidirectional Data Link Using Wavelength Division Multiplexing", Proc. SPIE 0574, Fiber Optic Couplers, Connectors, and Splice Technology II, (15 January 1986); doi: 10.1117/12.950699; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.950699
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Wavelength division multiplexing

Fiber optics

Receivers

Connectors

Channel projecting optics

Multiplexers

Transmitters

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