This paper addresses coherent optical detection in the context of free-space optical networks in the presence of atmospheric turbulence and multi-user interference. We discuss how many of these techniques can be applied to fiber networks.
© 2008 Optical Society of America
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.1660) Fiber optics and optical communications : Coherent communications
(060.2605) Fiber optics and optical communications : Free-space optical communication
V. Chan, "Coherent Communication in Optical Free-Space and Fiber Networks," in Coherent Optical Technologies and Applications, (Optical Society of America, 2008), paper CWA1.
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