The Q-factor of a transmission system, based on the synchronization of two chaotic lasers, is numerically analyzed considering two modulation formats: the non-return-to-zero and the Manchester coding. The latter can enhance the system performances.
© 2008 Optical Society of America
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(140.0140) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers and laser optics
(140.1540) Lasers and laser optics : Chaos
(060.4785) Fiber optics and optical communications : Optical security and encryption
L. Ursini, M. Santagiustina, and V. Annovazzi-Lodi, "Enhancing the Performances of Digital Chaos-Based Optical Communications by Manchester Coding," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference/National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2008), paper JWA50.
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