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Using a depolarizer to reduce the effect of phase-induced intensity noise in fiber optics bit rate limiters
Author(s): Moshe Tur; Ran Carmeli
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Paper Abstract

A Lyot depolarizer is used in a bit-rate-limiter of the Mach-Zehnder type in order to reduce the phase induced intensity noise, which otherwise, sets a floor on the bit error ratio. Results show an improvement of 3 dB, at the expense of longer arms and a more complicated design.

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Date Published: 13 August 1993
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 1972, 8th Meeting on Optical Engineering in Israel: Optoelectronics and Applications in Industry and Medicine, (13 August 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.151120
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Moshe Tur, Tel-Aviv Univ. (Israel)
Ran Carmeli, Tel-Aviv Univ. (Israel)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1972:
8th Meeting on Optical Engineering in Israel: Optoelectronics and Applications in Industry and Medicine

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