Accession Number : ADD010454

Title :   Method and Apparatus for Reduction of Modal Noise in Fiber Optic Systems.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Blackburn,James C ; Vanderwall,Jonathan

Report Date : 02 Nov 1982

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : A dithering means is applied to a laser diode to provide dither modulation along with a signal input thereto. Modal noise, otherwise generated by the system is reduced by the introduction of dither modulation. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Fiber optics transmission lines, *Methodology, *Lasers, Laser modulators, Signals, Input, Noise reduction, Diodes, Semiconductor lasers, Semiconductor diodes, Inventions

Subject Categories : Fiber Optics and Integrated Optics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE