## 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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Improved realizations of coherent optical receivers can help solve some

operational problems and lead to significant ... The second advantage refers to

the fact that the entire incoming

receiver , while ...

Improved realizations of coherent optical receivers can help solve some

operational problems and lead to significant ... The second advantage refers to

the fact that the entire incoming

**optical power**is used in the dual - detectorreceiver , while ...

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Accordingly , the values of the critical

) are related to the polarization - stable single - mode optical fiber . In a

conventional optical fiber , however , these values will be doubled . The critical

optical ...

Accordingly , the values of the critical

**optical power**given by ( 6 . 20 ) and ( 6 . 21) are related to the polarization - stable single - mode optical fiber . In a

conventional optical fiber , however , these values will be doubled . The critical

optical ...

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The SNR can be characterized by the parameter R , , defined as the ratio of the

spontaneously scattered light at length z on the optical - fiber line , or R . = 106og

( r . ) = 10108 ...

The SNR can be characterized by the parameter R , , defined as the ratio of the

**optical power**of an amplified incident signal to the**optical power**ofspontaneously scattered light at length z on the optical - fiber line , or R . = 106og

( r . ) = 10108 ...

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### Contents

Preface | 5 |

Coherent Optical Receiver Sensitivity | 15 |

Optical Transmitters for Coherent Lightwave Systems | 61 |

Copyright | |

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