We describe two different methods for calculating the probability distribution of the voltage at the decision point in the receiver, taking into account transmission nonlinearity. These two methods are in complete agreement.
© 2004 Optical Society of America
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.2310) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(190.4370) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, fibers
C. Menyuk and R. Holzlöhner, "Modeling noise in optical fiber communications systems," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2004), paper TuN5.
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