IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications

Issue 6 • November 1984

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  • [Front cover and table of contents]

    Publication Year: 1984, Page(s): 0
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  • Editorial Announcement: A New Editor for the TRANSACTIONS

    Publication Year: 1984, Page(s): 781
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  • Guest Editorial: Undersea Lightwave Communications

    Publication Year: 1984, Page(s):782 - 783
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  • The SL Undersea Lightwave System

    Publication Year: 1984, Page(s):784 - 793
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    The SL Undersea Lightwave System is a large capacity digital fiber-optic transmission system capable of spanning the world's largest oceans and seas. The system is now being manufactured for use in telecommunications systems planned for the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. In this paper we will discuss how the risks associated with using relatively new lightwave technology were minimized to design a d... View full abstract»

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  • S 280 - A new submarine optical system

    Publication Year: 1984, Page(s):801 - 806
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    After a brief review of the economical advantages of fiberoptic techniques in submarine links, the main characteristics of the first French submarine optical system, the S280, are discussed with special attention given to its supervisory system. Fibers, cables, and repeaters are described, notably concerning the technological choices and the performances. After two experimental links without and w... View full abstract»

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  • The UK - Belgium No. 5 optical fiber submarine system

    Publication Year: 1984, Page(s):819 - 826
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    This paper describes the main current features of the system to be provided for the UK-Belgium no. 5 optical link. It gives the requirements, route details, and brief system parameters, and it outlines supervisory provision and system planning. View full abstract»

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  • A 150-km Repeaterless Undersea Lightwave System Operating at 1.55um

    Publication Year: 1984, Page(s):827 - 831
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    A repeaterless undersea cable system spanning 150 km between a shore site and an off-shore floating platform is to be installed early in 1985. The system uses single-mode fibers to carry data at a line rate of 3.088 Mbit/s. Laser transmitters operating at 1.55 μm and p-i-n receivers complete the optical system. This paper discusses system parameters and performance, and both terminal and unde... View full abstract»

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  • The Submarine Optical Cable of the Submarcom S 280 System

    Publication Year: 1984, Page(s):886 - 895
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    Submarine optical telecommunication cables must satisfy a large number of specific items. To comply with specifications, CDL has developed a cable structure based on high-performance optical fibers placed with slack in the grooves of a plastic rod put in the center of a very strong cable. The deep-sea cable is the basic structure for armored cables or land cables. Armor transitions are designed to... View full abstract»

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  • A Highly Integrated Regenerator for 295.6 Mbit/s Undersea Optical Transmission

    Publication Year: 1984, Page(s):935 - 940
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    The requirements of high-speed transoceanic transmission on optical fibers dictate that the line regenerators exhibit an unusual combination of high performance and high reliability. We describe the design and the measured performance of the regenerators developed for a transatlantic system targeted for deployment in 1988. View full abstract»

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  • A Very High Reliability Fast Bipolar IC Technology for Use in Undersea Optical Fiber Links

    Publication Year: 1984, Page(s):941 - 949
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    The recent advent of undersea optical fiber links, although increasing the repeaters span by an approximate order of magnitude, is accompanied by a correlative increase in systems complexity. This poses a tremendous challenge to device manufacturers not only for novel types, like light emitters and receivers, but also for more conventional parts like the fast bipolar digital IC's required for such... View full abstract»

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  • An Undersea Fiber-Optic Regenerator Using an Integral-Substrate Package and Flip-Chip SAW Mounting

    Publication Year: 1984, Page(s):966 - 972
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    A 324-Mbit/s electrical regenerator module intended for undersea optical-fiber systems is described. It has a sensitivity of 20 mV peak to peak, at which the total jitter is 3.3° rms, a low figure achieved by close attention to balance at chip and circuit board level. Timing phase adjustment is by means of a single select-on-test resistor, which enables the timing to be optimized quicker and ... View full abstract»

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  • Ultra-High Reliability Ultra-High Speed Silicon Integrated Circuits for Undersea Optical Communications Systems

    Publication Year: 1984, Page(s):979 - 984
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    A line of ultra-high-speed ultra-high reliability integrated circuits have been designed for use in undersea optical communication systems. These are bipolar circuits using junction isolation and are realized in both standard buried collector, microwave junction isolated monolithic (MJIM) and microwave complementary bipolar integrated circuit (MCBIC) technology. The design of these circuits depend... View full abstract»

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  • Compact 1.3-µm laser transmitter for the SL undersea lightwave system

    Publication Year: 1984, Page(s):992 - 999
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    The mechanical, optical, and electrical design leading to a reliable, high-performance, robust, and compact transmitter are described. Reliability considerations are of paramount importance in the design of undersea systems. Main features of the laser-fiber-monitor package and the light-feedback control strategy are outlined. The functions of the laser drive circuit, consisting of a low-speed feed... View full abstract»

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  • A High Reliability High Sensitivity Lightwave Receiver for the SL Undersea Lightwave System

    Publication Year: 1984, Page(s):1008 - 1014
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    Undersea lightwave systems need receivers with the utmost in both reliability and sensitivity. Our design has evolved from the type which we provided for an earlier deep-sea trial. The primary features of our present receiver are an InGaAs planar p-i-n photodiode with passivation and antireflection coating and a Si bipolar integrated circuit, both encapsulated in a special chip carrier. Both the p... View full abstract»

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  • An Optical Switch for the SL Undersea Lightwave System

    Publication Year: 1984, Page(s):1015 - 1019
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    A 4 × 1 mechanical optical switch has been constructed, which can be used to switch the laser source in regenerators of the SL Undersea Lightwave System. We describe the design philosophy used to meet the high reliability required of < 2 FIT's as a passive component, and< 10^{-3}probability of not performing the switch-over function when called upon in 25 years. We describe t... View full abstract»

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  • The SL supervisory system

    Publication Year: 1984, Page(s):1031 - 1037
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    Long-haul transmission systems often require a supervisory system to accomplish such repeater control and monitor functions as switching in standby comp onents and measuring performance parameters. In an undersea system, it is impractical to provide a physically separate channel on which the repeater can send and receive supervisory signals. In SL, this problem is solved by embedding supervisory s... View full abstract»

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  • Reliability of Semiconductor Lasers and Detectors for Undersea Transmission Systems

    Publication Year: 1984, Page(s):985 - 991
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    This paper reports the strategy for establishing the reliability assurance for LD's and APD's available for undersea transmission systems. On the basis of aging data during more than 104h and a statistical analysis for the reliability of semiconductor devices, the LD's and Ge-APD's lifetest plans for high reliability assurance are proposed. View full abstract»

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  • CTNE Undersea Lightwave Inter-Island System

    Publication Year: 1984, Page(s):813 - 818
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    The world's first deep-water undersea repeatered lightwave cable system will be installed in the Canary Islands in 1985. The threerepeater 120-km 1.3-μm system will be used initially to prove-in the SL Undersea Lightwave System and later to provide commercial service to CTNE. View full abstract»

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  • Drawing of High-Strength Long-Length Optical Fibers for Submarine Cables

    Publication Year: 1984, Page(s):848 - 855
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    A drawing process for high-strength long-length optical fibers intended for submarine cables was developed using a carbon resistance furnace. Surface treatment conditions for preforms as well as drawing furnace cleanliness for minimizing flaw formations on the fibers during the drawing process are described. Furthermore, an evaluation of the mechanical performance of long fibers is discussed on th... View full abstract»

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  • Cable Design for Optical Submarine Systems

    Publication Year: 1984, Page(s):873 - 878
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    Transoceanic communication systems using coaxial cables with repeaters have been in use since the 1950's and there is now a very extensive international network. All major manufacturers of such systems are now developing optical cables and repeaters which will provide increased capacity at lower cost. This paper describes some of the aspects of the design requirements of cables suitable for submer... View full abstract»

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  • The FS-400M Submarine System

    Publication Year: 1984, Page(s):794 - 800
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    This paper describes the FS-4OOM submarine system which has a total system capacity of 17 280 two-way voice channels. It gives the major system parameters and system design. In addition, it discusses transmission characteristics of the system including the results of a longterm stability test carried out from January 1982 to February 1984 in Sagami Bay, in the Yahatano Sea area off the coast of th... View full abstract»

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  • The OS-280M Optical-Fiber Submarine Cable System

    Publication Year: 1984, Page(s):807 - 812
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    This paper describes the optical-fiber submarine cable system being developed by the Kokusai Denshin Denwa Company, Ltd. (KDD) for the transoceanic service in 1988. The system uses 1.3-μm single-mode fibers to carry digital signals operating at 280 Mbits/s. This paper discusses the system parameters, repeater design, cable design, and reliability evaluation. Furthermore, the results of a deep... View full abstract»

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  • Influence of Hydrogen on Optical Fiber Loss in Submarine Cables

    Publication Year: 1984, Page(s):842 - 847
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    Characteristics of the loss increase in optical fibers due to hydrogen permeation are described, and it is shown that the loss increase due to OH formation in GeO2-doped single-mode fibers is thought to be small compared to the loss increase due to the vibration of hydrogen molecules even in 20 years. Furthermore, the hydrogen generation due to electrochemical reaction in the optical ca... View full abstract»

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  • System Penalty Effects Caused by Spectral Variations and Chromatic Dispersion in Single-Mode Fiber-Optic Systems

    Publication Year: 1984, Page(s):1000 - 1007
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    Optical submarine systems are now being planned, and because of the need for high levels of confidence in such systems, all aspects that affect performance need detailed investigation. Of particular importance are penalties that may arise from spectral effects. A theoretical and practical examination has been made of the relationship between source spectrum and system performance in the presence o... View full abstract»

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