We describe a power efficient transmission scheme based on LDPC-coded modulation. This technique is suitable for use in hybrid RF/microwave-free-space optical communications operating under the strong atmospheric turbulence, and provides an excellent coding gain.
© 2007 Optical Society of America
(010.0010) Atmospheric and oceanic optics : Atmospheric and oceanic optics
(010.1330) Atmospheric and oceanic optics : Atmospheric turbulence
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.4510) Fiber optics and optical communications : Optical communications
I. B. Djordjevic, B. Vasic, and M. A. Neifeld, " Power Efficient LDPC-Coded Modulation for Free-Space Optical Communication over the Atmospheric Turbulence Channel," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition and The National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, OSA Technical Digest Series (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2007), paper JThA46.
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