4 Gbit/s over 50-m Large Core Diameter GI-POF using Low-cost VCSEL

Conference: ECOC 2009 - 35th European Conference on Optical Communication
09/20/2009 - 09/24/2009 at Vienna, Austria

Proceedings: ECOC 2009

Pages: 2Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Yang, H.; Tangdiongga, E.; Lee, S. C. J.; Boom, H. P. A. van den; Koonen, A. M. J. (COBRA Research Institute, Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands)
Randel, S. (Siemens AG, 81730 Munich, Germany)

We report record transmission systems over 50 metres of 900-µm core diameter graded-index POF using a low-cost VCSEL at 667 nm. A net bit rate of 4 Gbit/s is achieved with BER < 10-3.