## 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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51 ) Since the total

powers , it is necessary to add the thermal component to the quantum component

defined by ( 3 . 51 ) . The power of the thermal

product ...

51 ) Since the total

**noise**power consists of the quantum and thermal**noise**powers , it is necessary to add the thermal component to the quantum component

defined by ( 3 . 51 ) . The power of the thermal

**noise**can be obtained as theproduct ...

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The current -

to the shot

signal . In accordance with ( 2 . 11 ) and ( 2 . 16 ) and Appendix F , the power of

total ...

The current -

**noise**generator from Figure 4 . 2 gives two components , referringto the shot

**noise**of an incoming signal and the shot**noise**of a local oscillatorsignal . In accordance with ( 2 . 11 ) and ( 2 . 16 ) and Appendix F , the power of

total ...

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APPENDIX B : WHITE AND THERMAL

function n ( t ) , possesses the constant power spectral density function ( W ) = / 2 [

2 ] . When white

) ...

APPENDIX B : WHITE AND THERMAL

**NOISE**White**noise**, described by afunction n ( t ) , possesses the constant power spectral density function ( W ) = / 2 [

2 ] . When white

**noise**passes through a linear system with transfer function H ( w) ...

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### Contents

Preface | 5 |

Coherent Optical Receiver Sensitivity | 15 |

Optical Transmitters for Coherent Lightwave Systems | 61 |

Copyright | |

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