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Generalized Temporal Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA) For Optical Communications
Author(s): A. J. Mendez; S. Kuroda; R. Gagliardi; E. Garmire
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Paper Abstract

The CSI has developed analytical techniques for constructing pseudo orthogonal words suitable for temporal CDMA. The performance of these sets of words have been studied with respect to bit-error rate and with respect to other coding methods. The CSI methodology and algorithms permit generalized solutions for any combination of users (words), weights, and taps. CLS has taken these solutions and has developed design rules for implementing the encoders and decoders and for comparing them with theoretical predictions. The design rules show that, depending on data rate, number of users, and bit error rate, there are regimes where an optical or an electrical implementation of the encoders/decoders is preferred.

Paper Details

Date Published: 5 February 1990
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 1175, Coherent Lightwave Communications: Fourth in a Series, (5 February 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.963280
Show Author Affiliations
A. J. Mendez, Center for Laser Studies (United States)
S. Kuroda, Center for Laser Studies (United States)
R. Gagliardi, University of Southern California (United States)
E. Garmire, Center for Laser Studies (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1175:
Coherent Lightwave Communications: Fourth in a Series
Roger C. Steele; Harish R. Sunak, Editor(s)

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