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.
|Title of host publication||Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exhibition (OFC) 2016|
|Place of Publication||Piscataway|
|Publisher||Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers|
|Number of pages||3|
|Publication status||Published - 2016|
|Event||2016 Optical Fiber Communications Conference and Exhibition, OFC 2016 - Anaheim, United States|
Duration: 20 Mar 2016 → 24 Mar 2016
|Conference||2016 Optical Fiber Communications Conference and Exhibition, OFC 2016|
|Period||20/03/16 → 24/03/16|
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.