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Modelling of a DFB Laser at Low Bias Directly Modulated with an OFDM Signal for RoF Applications

Assimakopoulos, Philippos and Vieira, Luis C. and Nkansah, Anthony and Wake, David and Gomes, Nathan J. and van Dijk, Frederic (2009) Modelling of a DFB Laser at Low Bias Directly Modulated with an OFDM Signal for RoF Applications. In: 2009 International Topical Meeting on Microwave Photonics. IEEE. ISBN 978-1-4244-4788-6. (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided) (KAR id:23420)

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Abstract

A DFB laser biased at a low bias point is modeled using a modified AM/AM Rapp model. Distortion effects are simulated and compared to the analytical predictions made by Bussgang's theorem for soft limiter nonlinearity.

Item Type: Book section
Uncontrolled keywords: laser modes; OFDM modulation; nonlinear distortion; laser noise; optical noise; Gaussian noise; power lasers; peak to average power ratio; optical distortion; additive white noise
Subjects: T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics. Nuclear engineering > TK5101 Telecommunications > TK5103.59 Optical communications
Divisions: Divisions > Division of Computing, Engineering and Mathematical Sciences > School of Engineering and Digital Arts
Depositing User: J. Harries
Date Deposited: 11 Jan 2010 12:45 UTC
Last Modified: 16 Feb 2021 12:33 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/23420 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
Assimakopoulos, Philippos: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2550-1317
Gomes, Nathan J.: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-3763-3699
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