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