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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 20, Iss. 24 — Nov. 19, 2012
  • pp: 26379–26393

A photon-counting spatial-diversity-and-multiplexing MIMO scheme for Poisson atmospheric channels relying on Q-ary PPM

Xiaolin Zhou, Dingchen Zhang, Rong Zhang, and Lajos Hanzo  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 20, Issue 24, pp. 26379-26393 (2012)

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A novel Photon-Counting Spatial-Diversity-and-Multiplexing (PC-SDM) scheme is proposed for high-speed Free-Space Optical (FSO) transmission over shot-noise limited Poisson channels experiencing turbulence-induced fading. In particular, Iterative Parallel Interference Cancellation (Iter-PIC) aided Q-ary Pulse Position Modulation (Q-PPM) is employed. Simulation results demonstrate that our proposed scheme exhibits a high integrity and a high throughput, while mitigating the effects of multi-stream interference and background radiation noise.

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OCIS Codes
(010.1330) Atmospheric and oceanic optics : Atmospheric turbulence
(060.4510) Fiber optics and optical communications : Optical communications
(060.2605) Fiber optics and optical communications : Free-space optical communication

ToC Category:
Atmospheric and Oceanic Optics

Original Manuscript: September 17, 2012
Revised Manuscript: October 26, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: October 28, 2012
Published: November 8, 2012

Xiaolin Zhou, Dingchen Zhang, Rong Zhang, and Lajos Hanzo, "A photon-counting spatial-diversity-and-multiplexing MIMO scheme for Poisson atmospheric channels relying on Q-ary PPM," Opt. Express 20, 26379-26393 (2012)

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