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Journal of Optical Communications and Networking

  • Editor: Keren Bergman
  • Vol. 7, Iss. 7 — Jul. 1, 2008
  • pp: 692–703

Performance analysis of quadratic congruence codes using superstructured fiber Bragg gratings for a flexible data rate coherent DS-OCDMA system

Ihsan Fsaifes, Catherine Lepers, Renaud Gabet, Marc Douay, and Philippe Gallion  »View Author Affiliations


Journal of Optical Networking, Vol. 7, Issue 7, pp. 692-703 (2008)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JON.7.000692


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Abstract

The performance of a coherent direct sequence optical code division multiple access (DS-OCDMA) system using quadratic congruence codes implemented with superstructured fiber Bragg gratings is experimentally analyzed. We point out that nonperiodic and sparse quadratic congruence codes reduce multipath beat noise and intersymbol interference, respectively. These two properties of the structure of the quadratic congruence codes are shown to improve the bit-error-rate (BER) performance of the coherent system. As a result, we demonstrate that the performance enhancement of the coherent DS-OCDMA system allows the data bit rate of the system to be varied from 1 Gbit/sto2.5 Gbits/s and the receiver bandwidth to be decreased from 15 GHzto5 GHz respecting the low-cost requirement of the optical access network. These data bit rate and receiver bandwidth performances are achieved with moderate BER penalty.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2330) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics communications
(060.2340) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics components
(060.4230) Fiber optics and optical communications : Multiplexing

ToC Category:
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History
Original Manuscript: January 28, 2008
Revised Manuscript: May 28, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: May 28, 2008
Published: June 27, 2008

Citation
Ihsan Fsaifes, Catherine Lepers, Renaud Gabet, Marc Douay, and Philippe Gallion, "Performance analysis of quadratic congruence codes using superstructured fiber Bragg gratings for a flexible data rate coherent DS-OCDMA system," J. Opt. Netw. 7, 692-703 (2008)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/jocn/abstract.cfm?URI=jon-7-7-692


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