Demonstration of Turbulence Resilient Self-Coherent Free-Space Optical Communications Using a Pilot Tone and an Array of Smaller Photodiodes for Bandwidth Enhancement

Hao Song*, Runzhou Zhang, Huibin Zhou, Xinzhou Su, Kaiheng Zou, Yuxiang Duan, Haoqian Song, Kai Pang, Nanzhe Hu, Narek Karapetyan, Amir Minoofar, Moshe Tur, Alan E. Willner

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract

We demonstrate a 4-Gbit/s 16-QAM turbulence-resilient self-coherent free-space optical link using a pilot tone. An array of smaller photodiodes is used to potentially increase the overall bandwidth under turbulence (D/r0 = ~8.4).

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationOptical Fiber Communication Conference, OFC 2022
PublisherOptica Publishing Group (formerly OSA)
ISBN (Electronic)9781557528209
StatePublished - 2022
EventOptical Fiber Communication Conference, OFC 2022 - San Diego, United States
Duration: 6 Mar 202210 Mar 2022

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers

Conference

ConferenceOptical Fiber Communication Conference, OFC 2022
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CitySan Diego
Period6/03/2210/03/22

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