This paper presents a survey of technical issues concerning the specification and use of optoelectronic devices and components in fiber optic communications. It is intended to bring together current understanding of the performance of fiber optic systems using relatively straightforward models for device and transmission characteristics. Where possible, formulas and graphical presentations of the phenomona are presented. Representative observations of significant effects are offered as guides to the magnitude and impact of the phenomena.
D. J. Channin,
"Optoelectronic Performance Issues In Fiber Optic Communications", Proc. SPIE 0512, Fiber Optic Communication Technology, (12 February 1985); doi: 10.1117/12.945047; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.945047