## 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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We can see from (5.54) and (5.55) that the product of the data

third power of the transmission distance length, which is now a measure of

coherent system capacity, depends on the parameters representing

characteristics of the ...

We can see from (5.54) and (5.55) that the product of the data

**bit rate**and thethird power of the transmission distance length, which is now a measure of

coherent system capacity, depends on the parameters representing

characteristics of the ...

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If we assume that channel spacing isy times the

heterodyne detection schemes; see Section 5.3.2), the optical frequency width of

one optical channel can be defined as A/,=j/frf (9.108) If the optical frequency

range ...

If we assume that channel spacing isy times the

**bit rate**Rj (y is about 4 forheterodyne detection schemes; see Section 5.3.2), the optical frequency width of

one optical channel can be defined as A/,=j/frf (9.108) If the optical frequency

range ...

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Cvijetic, M., "

," Optical Quantum Electron., 22(1990), pp. 285-291. Gordon, J. P., and H. A.

Haus, "Random Walk of Coherently Amplified Solitons in Optical Fiber

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Cvijetic, M., "

**Bit**Error**Rate**Evaluation for Nonlinear Propagation in Optical Fibers," Optical Quantum Electron., 22(1990), pp. 285-291. Gordon, J. P., and H. A.

Haus, "Random Walk of Coherently Amplified Solitons in Optical Fiber

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### Contents

Coherent Optical Receiver Sensitivity | 15 |

Optical Transmitters for Coherent Lightwave Systems | 61 |

Optical Receivers for Coherent Lightwave Systems | 101 |

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