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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 12, Iss. 11 — May. 31, 2004
  • pp: 2507–2511

New bit-error-rate monitoring technique based on histograms and curve fitting

Lei Ding, Wen-De Zhong, Chao Lu, and Yixin Wang  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 12, Issue 11, pp. 2507-2511 (2004)

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We propose a new method for estimating the bit error rate (BER) of optical channels suffering from crosstalk and waveform distortion. We demonstrate experimentally that the new method can provide a good BER estimation with an error range less than one order of magnitude.

© 2004 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(060.2330) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics communications
(060.4510) Fiber optics and optical communications : Optical communications

ToC Category:
Research Papers

Original Manuscript: April 28, 2004
Revised Manuscript: May 21, 2004
Published: May 30, 2004

Lei Ding, Wen-De Zhong, Chao Lu, and Yixin Wang, "New bit-error-rate monitoring technique based on histograms and curve fitting," Opt. Express 12, 2507-2511 (2004)

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