## 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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5 - um

um , where the total dispersion in a silica - based optical fiber has the absolute

dispersion minimum , leads to the pulse width doubling after a distance ...

5 - um

**wavelength**. The propagation in the “ zero dispersion region ” around 1 . 3um , where the total dispersion in a silica - based optical fiber has the absolute

dispersion minimum , leads to the pulse width doubling after a distance ...

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Hence , the stimulated emission is observed between the medium and the

ground - state energy levels , giving the

weak optical signal with the

...

Hence , the stimulated emission is observed between the medium and the

ground - state energy levels , giving the

**wavelengths**around 1530 nm . If someweak optical signal with the

**wavelength**from this region is present in such a laser...

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The carrier optical

enough to prevent mutual overlapping of neighboring - channel spectra .

The carrier optical

**wavelength**of the optical channels should be separatedenough to prevent mutual overlapping of neighboring - channel spectra .

**Wavelength**- tunable optical lasers are used to generate optical carrier**wavelengths**( see ...### What people are saying - Write a review

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### Contents

Preface | 5 |

Coherent Optical Receiver Sensitivity | 15 |

Optical Transmitters for Coherent Lightwave Systems | 61 |

Copyright | |

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