Fiber Optics

RF over Fiber

RF over fiber is where you modulate an RF signal onto the light beam and thus transmit it at a lower loss over a long distance.  It is an analog usage as opposed to a digital one as used in data transmission such as an ethernet extender. I have found Read more…

By Fudgy McFarlen, ago

Smith Chart Q FootBalls

If you plot a curve of constant ratio of Impedance / Resistance you will see that they plot out football shaped areas on the Smith Chart. See below: If you are attempting to design the widest band match possible then do not violate the initial footbal in which your load Read more…

By Fudgy McFarlen, ago