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A 1320 nm experimental optical phase-locked loop

Bellcore, Red Bank, NJ, USA
IEEE Photonics Technology Letters (Impact Factor: 2.04). 12/1989; DOI: 10.1109/68.43391
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ABSTRACT An experimental balanced optical second-order phase-locked loop constructed using 1320 nm diode laser pumped miniature Nd:YAG lasers is discussed. The loop is stable and has a phase error of less than 1.8 degrees when the received signal power is -65 dBm or more. The phase error appears to be dominated by the lasers' frequency noise as long as the signal power is more than -60 dBm.< >

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