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Optics Express

  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 21, Iss. 22 — Nov. 4, 2013
  • pp: 25954–25967

Performance and capacity analysis of Poisson photon-counting based Iter-PIC OCDMA systems

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

Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 22, pp. 25954-25967 (2013)

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In this paper, an iterative parallel interference cancellation (Iter-PIC) technique is developed for optical code-division multiple-access (OCDMA) systems relying on shot-noise limited Poisson photon-counting reception. The novel semi-analytical tool of extrinsic information transfer (EXIT) charts is used for analysing both the bit error rate (BER) performance as well as the channel capacity of these systems and the results are verified by Monte Carlo simulations. The proposed Iter-PIC OCDMA system is capable of achieving two orders of magnitude BER improvements and a 0.1 nats of capacity improvement over the conventional chip-level OCDMA systems at a coding rate of 1/10.

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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:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

Original Manuscript: August 8, 2013
Revised Manuscript: October 14, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: October 14, 2013
Published: October 23, 2013

Lingbin Li, Xiaolin Zhou, Rong Zhang, Dingchen Zhang, and Lajos Hanzo, "Performance and capacity analysis of Poisson photon-counting based Iter-PIC OCDMA systems," Opt. Express 21, 25954-25967 (2013)

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