ASE noise reduced optical receiver based on MZI diversity scheme

G. Kats, D. Sadot

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A novel method that reduces the bit-error rate (BER) in an optically amplified communications system is proposed. This is achieved by effectively eliminating all the coherent part of the ASE-related beat noise. Exact analysis shows that the signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) can be improved by 3db.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)411-412
Number of pages2
JournalConference Proceedings - Lasers and Electro-Optics Society Annual Meeting-LEOS
StatePublished - 1 Dec 2000

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering


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