## Coherent and Nonlinear Lightwave CommunicationsThis is a practical source on recent developments in coherent and nonlinear lightwave communications. The book systematically presents up-to-date explanations of all the relevant physical principles and recent research in this emerging area. Providing an unparallelled engineering-level treatment (with 700 equations), this reference also describes the progression of coherent and nonlinear technology from yesterday's experimental field to today's practical applications tool. This work is intended as a tool for research telecommunication engineers, applications engineers working with broadband telecom systems and networks, and postgraduate students. |

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per second for every micro system in the state 2 . The reciprocal value of this

The

**coefficient**A12 is a measure for the mean number of spontaneous transitionsper second for every micro system in the state 2 . The reciprocal value of this

**coefficient**, denoted by T12 , is the average lifetime of a micro system in state 2 .Page 209

21 ) where a = alf - fe ) is the Raman amplification

frequency , f ; fp is the frequency of the pump ; and y is the loss

optical fiber . It is commonly assumed that the losses of the pump and the ...

21 ) where a = alf - fe ) is the Raman amplification

**coefficient**, depending on thefrequency , f ; fp is the frequency of the pump ; and y is the loss

**coefficient**in theoptical fiber . It is commonly assumed that the losses of the pump and the ...

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is Kerr ' s

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**coefficient**a ' denotes the coupling**coefficient**in the Raman process . This**coefficient**is linked to the self - phase modulation**coefficient**, x , ( x = wnę / c ; n2is Kerr ' s

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### Contents

Preface | 5 |

Coherent Optical Receiver Sensitivity | 15 |

Optical Transmitters for Coherent Lightwave Systems | 61 |

Copyright | |

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