## 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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The quality of the coherent lightwave transmission is measured by a signal-to-

noise

signal-to-noise

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The quality of the coherent lightwave transmission is measured by a signal-to-

noise

**ratio**increase (or receiver sensitivity improvement) in comparison with thesignal-to-noise

**ratio**of an ideal optical receiver. A signal-to-noise**ratio**only a few...

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modes and to produce a side-mode suppression

The

of the two laser mirrors, Tm is the

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modes and to produce a side-mode suppression

**ratio**, R, of more than 20 dB.The

**ratio**R can be calculated as [30] where r\ and r2 are the power reflectivitiesof the two laser mirrors, Tm is the

**ratio**of the filter transmission between the side...

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The SNR, R\, for the amplified optical signal can be expressed as #i = ^222S (

8.18) To evaluate the

Since the value of gain, C, is relatively large, and the mean number of photons is

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The SNR, R\, for the amplified optical signal can be expressed as #i = ^222S (

8.18) To evaluate the

**ratio**Ru according to (8.18), we can use (8.13) and (8.14).Since the value of gain, C, is relatively large, and the mean number of photons is

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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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