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Effect of transition noise on turbo decoding for optical data storage
Author(s): Hongwei Song; Bhagavatula Vijaya Kumar; Erozan Kurtas
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Paper Abstract

Turbo codes are being investigated for magnetic recording channels. In contrast, relatively less attention has been devoted to the investigation of turbo decoding methods for optical data storage channels. In this paper, we present the simulation results of the performance of turbo decoding techniques in a partial response equalized optical data storage channel with transition noise. Our simulation results show that turbo codes with iterative decoding are robust to mark edge jitter, showing only a modest SNR loss even for 15% transition noise.

Paper Details

Date Published: 18 September 2000
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 4090, Optical Data Storage 2000, (18 September 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.399365
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Hongwei Song, Carnegie Mellon Univ. (United States)
Bhagavatula Vijaya Kumar, Carnegie Mellon Univ. (United States)
Erozan Kurtas, Seagate Research and Quantum Corp. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4090:
Optical Data Storage 2000
Douglas G. Stinson; Ryuichi Katayama, Editor(s)

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