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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 16, Iss. 2 — Jan. 21, 2008
  • pp: 718–724

Efficient hierarchical list decoder for massive optical MIMO Transmission

Maxim Greenberg, Moshe Nazarathy, and Meir Orenstein  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 16, Issue 2, pp. 718-724 (2008)

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We propose a novel MIMO scheme over multimode fiber, acting as a distributed random code generator fed by spatial codes, using silicon photonics in the transmitter and efficient list-based hierarchical sub-maximum-likelihood electronic detection in the receiver, providing an alternative to CWDM for implementation of ultra-high speed parallel transmission over short-range optical interconnects.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2330) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics communications
(060.5060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Phase modulation

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

Original Manuscript: September 13, 2007
Revised Manuscript: November 25, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: November 26, 2007
Published: January 9, 2008

Maxim Greenberg, Moshe Nazarathy, and Meir Orenstein, "Efficient hierarchical list decoder for massive optical MIMO Transmission," Opt. Express 16, 718-724 (2008)

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