Integrated Fiber-Optic Receivers

  • Aaron Buchwald
  • Kenneth W. Martin

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xix
  2. System Considerations

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-3
    2. Aaron Buchwald, Kenneth W. Martin
      Pages 5-26
    3. Aaron Buchwald, Kenneth W. Martin
      Pages 105-161
    4. Aaron Buchwald, Kenneth W. Martin
      Pages 165-259
    5. Aaron Buchwald, Kenneth W. Martin
      Pages 261-306
  3. Circuit Design

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 307-309
    2. Aaron Buchwald, Kenneth W. Martin
      Pages 311-326
    3. Aaron Buchwald, Kenneth W. Martin
      Pages 389-414
    4. Aaron Buchwald, Kenneth W. Martin
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    5. Aaron Buchwald, Kenneth W. Martin
      Pages 437-457
  4. Back Matter
    Pages 459-463

About this book


Integrated Fiber-Optic Receivers covers many aspects of the design of integrated circuits for fiber-optic receivers and other high-speed serial data links. Fundamental concepts are explained at the system level, circuit level, and semiconductor device level. Techniques for extracting timing information from the random data stream are described in considerable detail, as are all other aspects of receiver design. Integrated Fiber-Optic Receivers is organized in two parts. Part I covers the theory of communications systems as it applies to high-speed PAM (Pulse Amplitude Modulation) systems. The primary emphasis is on clock recovery circuits.
Because theoretical concepts are generally grasped more easily by example, Part II is devoted to circuit design issues that illustrate example realizations of architectures described in Part I. Part II presents the transistor-level design, and measured results, of fundamental building blocks and test circuits.
For practicing engineers, more than just reporting on the results of specific circuits, this book serves as a tutorial on the design of integrated high-speed broadband PAM data systems, such as: repeaters in long-haul, fiber-optic, trunk-lines transceivers for use in LANs and WANs; read channels for high-density data storage devices; and wireless communication handsets. Integrated Fiber-Optic Receivers may be used as a text for advanced courses in both analog circuit design and communication systems.


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Authors and affiliations

  • Aaron Buchwald
    • 1
  • Kenneth W. Martin
    • 2
  1. 1.Hong Kong University of Science & TechnologyKowloonHong Kong
  2. 2.University of TorontoTorontoCanada

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Kluwer Academic Publishers 1995
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4613-5944-9
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4615-2243-0
  • Series Print ISSN 0893-3405
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