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Compressed HDTV over the optical fiber network using PPM CDMA
Author(s): Jaafar M. H. Elmirghani
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Paper Abstract

A hybrid pulse position modulation code division multiple access (PPM-CDMA) scheme is proposed and studied in the context of optical fiber video transmission and distribution. With compressed HDTV video rates of 5 - 20 Mbit/s and with the current optical fiber technology, the strategy is shown to be capable of accommodating up to 50 video channels. Original results are presented for the bit rate demonstrating that there exists an optimum PPM-CDMA order that maximizes the achievable bit rate at a given number of channels. Results are also presented for the digital video channels crosstalk which takes the form of false alarm errors caused by the OOC crosscorrelations. The optimum system operating parameters that minimize these errors are specified.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 December 1995
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 2614, All-Optical Communication Systems: Architecture, Control, and Network Issues, (1 December 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.227824
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Jaafar M. H. Elmirghani, Univ. of Northumbria/Newcastle (United Kingdom)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2614:
All-Optical Communication Systems: Architecture, Control, and Network Issues
Vincent W. S. Chan; Robert A. Cryan; John M. Senior, Editor(s)

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