This paper discusses eye diagram measurement using asynchronous sampling. Simple bit error rate (BER) estimation from eye diagrams is performed. The use of high-speed asynchronous optoelectrical (OE) sampling enables the monitoring of fixed timing Q-factors to be performed simply.
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Ippei Shake, Hidehiko Takara, and Satoki Kawanishi, "Simple Measurement of Eye Diagram and BER Using High-Speed Asynchronous Sampling," J. Lightwave Technol. 22, 1296- (2004)