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Performance evaluation of optical code division multiple access (CDMA) using polarization shift keying direct dectection (PolSK-DD) to improve bipolar capacity
Author(s): Kay Iversen; Jens Mueckenheim; Dirk Junghanns
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Paper Abstract

The present paper describes the advantages of the combination of optical Code Division Multiple Access and Polarization Shift Keying direct detection. It is shown by means of a new receiver model that the normally disturbing statistical fluctuations of the State of Polarization on a single-mode fiber result in an attenuation of the crosscorrelation functions at the receiver. Thereby an average process gain of 4.7 dB in signal-to-crosstalk ratio is obtained. A receiver with optical signal processing unit for the chip-synchronous case is derived. Finally some simulation results concerning multi user interference and receiver noise are presented.

Paper Details

Date Published: 17 February 1995
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 2450, Broadband Networks: Strategies and Technologies, (17 February 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.201277
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Kay Iversen, Technische Univ. Ilmenau (Germany)
Jens Mueckenheim, Technische Univ. Ilmenau (Germany)
Dirk Junghanns, Technische Univ. Ilmenau (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2450:
Broadband Networks: Strategies and Technologies
Robert A. Cryan; P. Nalinaj Fernando; Pierpaolo Ghiggino; John M. Senior, Editor(s)

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