Quantum noise limits to terabaud communications

Corney, J. F., Drummond, P. D. and Liebman, A. (1997) Quantum noise limits to terabaud communications. Optics Communications, 140 4-6: 211-215. doi:10.1016/S0030-4018(97)00191-0


Author Corney, J. F.
Drummond, P. D.
Liebman, A.
Title Quantum noise limits to terabaud communications
Journal name Optics Communications   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0030-4018
Publication date 1997-01-01
Year available 1997
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1016/S0030-4018(97)00191-0
Open Access Status
Volume 140
Issue 4-6
Start page 211
End page 215
Total pages 5
Place of publication AMSTERDAM
Publisher ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV
Language eng
Abstract From a general model of fiber optics, we investigate the physical limits of soliton-based terabaud communication systems. In particular we consider Raman and initial quantum noise effects which are often neglected in fiber communications. Simulations of the position diffusion in dark and bright solitons show that these effects become increasingly important at short pulse durations, even over kilometer-scale distances. We also obtain an approximate analytic theory in agreement with numerical simulations, which shows that the Raman effects exceed the Gordon-Haus jitter for sub-picosecond pulses. (C) 1997 Elsevier Science B.V.
Keyword Optics
Soliton Transmission
Quantum Optics
Fiber Optics
Long-range Interaction
Optical Fibers
Soliton Transmission
Timing Jitter
Propagation
Spectrum
Systems
Scattering
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status Unknown

Document type: Journal Article
Sub-type: Article (original research)
Collection: School of Physical Sciences Publications
 
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