3 June 1987 Ku-Band (14Ghz) Fiber Optic Communication Links For Distributed Antennas In The Space Station
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Proceedings Volume 0756, Optical Technologies for Space Communication Systems; (1987); doi: 10.1117/12.940039
Event: OE LASE'87 and EO Imaging Symposium, 1987, Los Angeles, CA, United States
Fiber optic networks are considered as a viable alternative to the conventional coaxial distribution systems for Space Station. The multiple access communication subsystem provides 450-750MHz data signal on offset quadrature phase shift keying (OQPSK) format to antenna mounted electronics. For coherent communication 100MHz frequency reference signal is transmitted to each module to phase lock a dielectric resonator oscillator at 14.15GHz. Experimental results of phase locked oscillator's spectral purity, synchronized via two commercial fiber-optic links at 1.3tim and 0.8gm, are reported. These two fiber-optic links were compared in terms of phase noise degradation. Furthermore, experimental results of fiber-optic link linearity, third order intermodulation distortion, dynamic range and effect of mixing between data and the frequency reference are reported.
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A. S. Daryoush, R. Glatz, P. R. Herczfeld, M. P. Baccarini, "Ku-Band (14Ghz) Fiber Optic Communication Links For Distributed Antennas In The Space Station", Proc. SPIE 0756, Optical Technologies for Space Communication Systems, (3 June 1987); doi: 10.1117/12.940039; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.940039

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