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Talk Abstract
Noise in Optical Systems

Franz X. Kärtner
Universität Karlsruhe


In the first part of the talk the origin of noise in optical systems and its description is reviewed. The focus will be on principle limitations set by noise. In the second part of the talk noise issues in pulsed laser sources and there impact on high-speed A/D-conversion is discussed.

Modeling and Analysis of Noise in Integrated Circuits and Systems

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