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Comparison of BER measurements in an FFH-OCDMA system with incoherent and coherent sources
Author(s): D P Wei; R Slavik; J Magne; Sophie LaRochelle
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Paper Abstract

Bit error rate (BER) performance comparison in a FFH-OCDMA system with incoherent and coherent optical sources is performed by using a superfluorescent fiber source as an incoherent source and a single-mode multiwavelength fiber laser as a coherent source. Experimental results show that, the power penalty associated with the beat noise is approximately 1 dB. A measurement of the beat noise RF spectrum, with a matched encoder/decoder pair, is also performed and compared to numerical calculations.

Paper Details

Date Published: 17 February 2003
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 4833, Applications of Photonic Technology 5, (17 February 2003); doi: 10.1117/12.474050
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D P Wei, COPL, Univ. Laval (Canada)
R Slavik, COPL, Univ. Laval (Canada)
J Magne, COPL, Univ. Laval (Canada)
Sophie LaRochelle, COPL, Univ. Laval (Canada)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4833:
Applications of Photonic Technology 5

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