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  • Vol. 21, Iss. 10 — Oct. 1, 2003
  • pp: 2154–

Chromatic Dispersion Dependence of Asynchronous Amplitude Histogram Evaluation of NRZ Signal

Ippei Shake and Hidehiko Takara

Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 21, Issue 10, pp. 2154- (2003)

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This paper presents the chromatic dispersion dependence of the averaged Q-factor method based on an evaluation of an asynchronous amplitude histogram. We analyze nonreturn-to-zero optical signals using a numerical simulation based on several parameters for signal quality monitoring. The results are compared with the optical signal-to-noise ratio dependence of the method and the possibility of distinguishing the origins of the bit-error-rate distortion is discussed.

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Ippei Shake and Hidehiko Takara, "Chromatic Dispersion Dependence of Asynchronous Amplitude Histogram Evaluation of NRZ Signal," J. Lightwave Technol. 21, 2154- (2003)

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