Controlling Rayleigh-Backscattering-Induced Distortion in Radio Over Fiber Systems for Radioastronomic Applications

@article{Nanni2020ControllingRD,
  title={Controlling Rayleigh-Backscattering-Induced Distortion in Radio Over Fiber Systems for Radioastronomic Applications},
  author={Jacopo Nanni and Andrea Giovannini and Muhammad Usman Hadi and Enrico Lenzi and Simone Rusticelli and Randall B. Wayth and Federico Perini and Jader Monari and Giovanni Tartarini},
  journal={Journal of Lightwave Technology},
  year={2020},
  volume={38},
  pages={5393-5405}
}
Radio over Fiber (RoF) Systems exploiting a direct modulation of the laser source are presently utilized within important Radioastronomic scenarios. Due to the particular operating conditions of some of these realizations, the phenomena which typically generate nonlinearities in RoF links for telecommunications applications can be here regarded as substantially harmless. However, these same operating conditions can make the RoF systems vulnerable to different kinds of nonlinear effects, related… 
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