Yariv, Amnon (1990) Signal-to-noise considerations in fiber links with periodic or distributed optical amplification. Optics Letters, 15 (19). pp. 1064-1066. ISSN 0146-9592 http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:YARol90a
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The detected signal-to-noise power ratio is evaluated for fiber links with periodic amplification. It is shown that the highest ratio is achieved in the limit of a distributed amplifier (g = α), but that, alternatively, periodic amplification at intervals of α^-1 entails a penalty of less than 2 dB compared with the (ideal) distributed case.
|Additional Information:||© Copyright 1990 Optical Society of America. Received March 6, 1990; accepted May 25, 1990.|
|Official Citation:||A. Yariv, "Signal-to-noise considerations in fiber links with periodic or distributed optical amplification," Opt. Lett. 15, 1064- (1990) http://www.opticsinfobase.org/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-15-19-1064|
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