We report the first experimental demonstration of 10 Gb/s free-space optical transmission using orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM). The OFDM system provides superior performance, with a 3 dB improvement in receiver sensitivity over NRZ OOK.
© 2008 Optical Society of America
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.4080) Fiber optics and optical communications : Modulation
(060.2605) Fiber optics and optical communications : Free-space optical communication
N. Cvijetic, D. Qian, and T. Wang, "10Gb/s Free-Space Optical Transmission Using OFDM," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference/National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2008), paper OThD2.
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