Current Systems and Future Trends

  • M. J. N. Sibley
Part of the Macmillan New Electronics Series book series (NE)


In previous chapters, we concentrated on the design and performance of individual components for use in optical links. What we have not yet examined is the overall design of practical links, and it is this that initially concerns us here.


Operating Margin Optical Link Optical Receiver Coherent Detection Laser Amplifier 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. J. N. Sibley
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  1. 1.Department of Electrical and Electronic EngineeringThe Polytechnic of HuddersfieldUK

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