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Impact of pathlength difference on phase diversity ASK homodyne receivers using a 90 hybrid
Author(s): Philip J. Lin
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Paper Abstract

Phase diversity homodyne receivers are analyzed when there is a difference in pathlengths between the two quadrature components. Bit error rate (BER) floors due to laser phase noise are calculated. The result shows more sensitivity than one would estimate from heuristic calculations.

Paper Details

Date Published: 17 December 1992
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 1787, Multigigabit Fiber Communications, (17 December 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.139334
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Philip J. Lin, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1787:
Multigigabit Fiber Communications
Leonid G. Kazovsky; Karen Liu, Editor(s)

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