## 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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Coefficient M is equal to unity for PIN

the region from 10 to 100 for APDs . The coefficient of excess noise , x , depends

on the kind of

Coefficient M is equal to unity for PIN

**photodiodes**, while its value is commonly inthe region from 10 to 100 for APDs . The coefficient of excess noise , x , depends

on the kind of

**photodiode**( Appendix F ) . The**photodiode**responsivity is R ...Page 103

The PIN

used in a coherent receiver . ... The

receiver should , in general , have wider frequency bandwidth than that ...

The PIN

**photodiodes**and the APDs are , in fact , the only types of photodetectorsused in a coherent receiver . ... The

**photodiode**employed in a heterodyne opticalreceiver should , in general , have wider frequency bandwidth than that ...

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1 Intermodulation Noise in FDM Coherent Systems To evaluate the power of

intermodulation noise in a coherent FDM system , we will consider the simplest

case when photodetection is performed by only one

the ...

1 Intermodulation Noise in FDM Coherent Systems To evaluate the power of

intermodulation noise in a coherent FDM system , we will consider the simplest

case when photodetection is performed by only one

**photodiode**and assume thatthe ...

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### Contents

Preface | 5 |

Coherent Optical Receiver Sensitivity | 15 |

Optical Transmitters for Coherent Lightwave Systems | 61 |

Copyright | |

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