Recent performance improvements in analog optical links have prompted us to investigate analytically the limits to link performance. In this paper these limits are derived and compared to current state-of-the-art link performance.
Charles H. Cox,
Edward I. Ackerman,
"Some limits on the performance of an analog optical link", Proc. SPIE 3463, Photonics and Radio Frequency II, (3 November 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.330375; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.330375