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Chin. Opt. Lett.
 Home  List of Issues    Issue 10 , Vol. 16 , 2018    10.3788/COL201816.100602

Passive phase noise compensation for fiber-optic radio frequency transfer with a nonsynchronized source
Tiancheng Lin1, Guiling Wu1;2, Hongwei Li1, Guoyong Wang3, and Jianping Chen1;2
1 State Key Laboratory of Advanced Optical Communication Systems and Networks, Department of Electronic Engineering, [Shanghai Jiao Tong University], Shanghai 200240, China
2 [Shanghai Key Laboratory of Navigation and Location-Based Services], Shanghai 2 002 40, China
3 [China Academy of Space Technology (Xi’an)], Xi’an 710000, China

Chin. Opt. Lett., 2018, 16(10): pp.100602

Topic:Fiber optics and optical communication
Keywords(OCIS Code): 060.2360  120.3930  120.3940  

We propose a passive compensation fiber-optic radio frequency (RF) transfer scheme with a nonsynchronized RF stable source during a round-trip time, which can avoid high-precision phase-locking and efficiently suppress the effect of backscattering only using two wavelengths at the same time. A stable frequency signal is directly reproduced by frequency mixing at the remote site. The proposed scheme is validated by the experiment over a 40 km single mode fiber spool using nonsynchronized common commercial RF sources. The influence of the stability of nonsynchronized RF sources on the frequency transfer is investigated over different length fiber links.

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Get Citation: Tiancheng Lin, Guiling Wu, Hongwei Li, Guoyong Wang, and Jianping Chen, "Passive phase noise compensation for fiber-optic radio frequency transfer with a nonsynchronized source," Chin. Opt. Lett. 16(10), 100602(2018)

Note: This work was supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) (Nos. 61627817 and 61535006).


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