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Experimental performance comparison of optical spread spectrum system using analogue and digital correlators
Author(s): Hamed S. Al-Raweshidy; Andy M. Street; L. Q. Chen; David J. Edwards; Robert A. Cryan
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Paper Abstract

This paper evaluates the experimental performance comparison between analogue and digital correlation techniques in optical spread spectrum systems. The digital correlation achieved a 3 cm spatial resolution, in comparison with the analogue case of 20 cm. To the authors' best knowledge this is the best resolution reported to date with a non-coherent system. The advantages of the approach are also discussed with reference to synchronization performance.

Paper Details

Date Published: 4 November 1993
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 1974, Transport Technologies for Broadband Optical Access Networks, (4 November 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.161523
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Hamed S. Al-Raweshidy, Univ. of Oxford (United Kingdom)
Andy M. Street, Univ. of Oxford (United Kingdom)
L. Q. Chen, Univ. of Oxford (United Kingdom)
David J. Edwards, Univ. of Oxford (United Kingdom)
Robert A. Cryan, Manchester Metropolitan Univ. (United Kingdom)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1974:
Transport Technologies for Broadband Optical Access Networks

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