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Journal of Optical Communications and Networking

  • Editor: Richard Barry
  • Vol. 1, Iss. 7 — Jul. 11, 2002
  • pp: 237–248

Amplitude sensitivity limits of optical sampling for optical performance monitoring

Mihaela Dinu and Francesco Quochi  »View Author Affiliations


Journal of Optical Networking, Vol. 1, Issue 7, pp. 237-248 (2002)


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Abstract

We derive limits on the sensitivity of optical sampling methods for optical performance monitoring, accounting both for the fundamental detection limit and for realistic detector and thermal noise sources during detection. Nonlinear and linear (homodyne) sampling are compared with optoelectronic monitoring techniques.

© 2002 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(060.2330) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics communications
(190.1900) Nonlinear optics : Diagnostic applications of nonlinear optics

ToC Category:
RESEARCH PAPERS

History
Original Manuscript: April 5, 2002
Revised Manuscript: April 4, 2002
Published: July 11, 2002

Citation
Mihaela Dinu and Francesco Quochi, "Amplitude sensitivity limits of optical sampling for optical performance monitoring," J. Opt. Netw. 1, 237-248 (2002)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/jocn/abstract.cfm?URI=jon-1-7-237


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