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  • Vol. 24, Iss. 10 — Oct. 1, 2006
  • pp: 3727–3733

System Performance Using Different Types of In-Line Optical Regenerators

Ernesto Ciaramella and Luca Giorgi

Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 24, Issue 10, pp. 3727-3733 (2006)

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We analytically compare the system performance of various types of in-line optical regenerators in long distance amplified links. The evolution of the probability density function (pdf) of the optical signal intensity is evaluated, and bit error ratio (BER) is estimated numerically. Critical issues of common solutions are found.

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Ernesto Ciaramella and Luca Giorgi, "System Performance Using Different Types of In-Line Optical Regenerators," J. Lightwave Technol. 24, 3727-3733 (2006)

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