We fabricated an integrated-optic encoder/decoder with a spread factor of 48 for time-spreading/wavelength-hopping optical CDMA (the largest number reported for this CDMA). We successfully carried out a 2.5 Gbit/s transmission with plural users using the devices.
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(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.4510) Fiber optics and optical communications : Optical communications
(130.0130) Integrated optics : Integrated optics
(130.3120) Integrated optics : Integrated optics devices
K. Takiguchi, T. Shibata, and H. Takahashi, " Time-Spreading/Wavelength-Hopping OCDMA Experiment Using PLC Encoder/Decoder with Large Spread Factor," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition and The National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper OFP5.
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