13 August 1993 Using a depolarizer to reduce the effect of phase-induced intensity noise in fiber optics bit rate limiters
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A Lyot depolarizer is used in a bit-rate-limiter of the Mach-Zehnder type in order to reduce the phase induced intensity noise, which otherwise, sets a floor on the bit error ratio. Results show an improvement of 3 dB, at the expense of longer arms and a more complicated design.
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Moshe Tur, Moshe Tur, Ran Carmeli, Ran Carmeli, } "Using a depolarizer to reduce the effect of phase-induced intensity noise in fiber optics bit rate limiters", Proc. SPIE 1972, 8th Meeting on Optical Engineering in Israel: Optoelectronics and Applications in Industry and Medicine, (13 August 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.151120; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.151120
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