Gibbon, T. B.; Yu, Xianbin; Gamatham, R.; Gonzalez, N. Guerrero; Monroy, I. Tafur (DTU Fotonik-Department of Photonics Engineering, Technical University of Denmark 2800, Kgs. Lyngby, Denmark)
Gamatham, R. (Department of Physics, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, Port Elizabeth, South Africa)
We demonstrate 3.125 Gb/s photonic impulse radio UWB generation using an uncooled distributed feedback laser. After 50km fiber transmission the signal is recovered without errors using a digital signal processing receiver.