IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. - Importance of Amplifier Physics in Maximizing the Capacity of Submarine Links

Author(s): Jose Krause Perin ; Joseph M. Kahn ; John D. Downie ; Jason Hurley ; Kevin Bennett
Sponsor(s): IEEE Lasers and Electro-Optics Society
Publisher: IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
Publication Date: 1 May 2019
Volume: 37
Page(s): 2,076 - 2,085
ISSN (Electronic): 1558-2213
ISSN (Paper): 0733-8724
DOI: 10.1109/JLT.2019.2897831
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The throughput of submarine transport cables is approaching fundamental limits imposed by amplifier noise and Kerr nonlinearity. Energy constraints in ultra-long submarine links exacerbate this... View More

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