Coherent systems can achieve better spectral efficiency, and better sensitivity than conventional on-off keying systems. This paper reviews recent research efforts and examines future possibilities in the field.
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(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.1660) Fiber optics and optical communications : Coherent communications
(060.4510) Fiber optics and optical communications : Optical communications
L. Kazovsky and G. Kalogerakis, "Modern Coherent Optical Communications," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper CMDD1.
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