13 December 1999 High-power optical amplifiers enable 1550-nm terrestrial free-space optical data links operating at WDM 2.5-Gb/s data rates
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Proceedings Volume 3850, Optical Wireless Communications II; (1999) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.372811
Event: Photonics East '99, 1999, Boston, MA, United States
Abstract
Optical amplifiers are an enabling technology for free space laser communications. Transmission of four multiplexed 2.5 Gbps channels at 1550 nm over a 4.4 km terrestrial link is described and modeled.
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Paul F. Szajowski, Paul F. Szajowski, Gerald Nykolak, Gerald Nykolak, James J. Auborn, James J. Auborn, Herman M. Presby, Herman M. Presby, G. E. Tourgee, G. E. Tourgee, Dennis M. Romain, Dennis M. Romain, } "High-power optical amplifiers enable 1550-nm terrestrial free-space optical data links operating at WDM 2.5-Gb/s data rates", Proc. SPIE 3850, Optical Wireless Communications II, (13 December 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.372811; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.372811
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