Accession Number : ADP007014

Title :   Preamplified Direct Detection Versus Heterodyne Detection: Can They be Equivalent,

Corporate Author : STATE UNIV OF NEW YORK AT BUFFALO AMHERST

Personal Author(s) : Tonguz, Ozan K. ; Wagner, Richard E.

Report Date : 22 MAY 1992

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : In this paper the interrelationship of heterodyne receivers and preamplified direct-detection receivers is explained. We show that under certain conditions these two lightweight receiver types have equivalent performance. Furthermore, it is shown that this is a general result, which is independent of the modulation format used.

Descriptors :   *OPTICAL EQUIPMENT, *PREAMPLIFIERS, DETECTION, FORMATS, LIGHTWEIGHT, MODULATION, RECEIVERS.

Subject Categories : Electrical and Electronic Equipment
      Fiber Optics and Integrated Optics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE