Impact of amplifier noise figure on network throughput

A. Alvarado, D.J. Ives, S.J. Savory, P. Bayvel

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Abstract

The impact of the amplifier noise figure (NF) on the optical network throughput is quantified from an information viewpoint. For every dB of NF decrease, throughput gains between 4% and 7% are reported.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationOptical Fiber Communication Conference and Exhibition (OFC) 2016
Place of PublicationPiscataway
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
Number of pages3
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-9435-8007-1
ISBN (Print)978-1-5090-0735-6
Publication statusPublished - 2016
Event2016 Optical Fiber Communications Conference and Exhibition, OFC 2016 - Anaheim, United States
Duration: 20 Mar 201624 Mar 2016

Conference

Conference2016 Optical Fiber Communications Conference and Exhibition, OFC 2016
CountryUnited States
CityAnaheim
Period20/03/1624/03/16

Cite this

Alvarado, A., Ives, D. J., Savory, S. J., & Bayvel, P. (2016). Impact of amplifier noise figure on network throughput. In Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exhibition (OFC) 2016 [Tu3F.4] Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.