Predicting the performance of nonbinary forward error correction in optical transmission experiments

L. Schmalen, A. Alvarado, R. Rios-Müller

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Abstract

It is shown that the correct metric to predict the performance of coded modulation based on nonbinary FEC is the mutual information. The accuracy of the prediction is verified in an optical experiment.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2016 Optical Fiber Communication Conference (OFC), 20-24 March 2016, Anaheim, California
Place of PublicationWashington
PublisherOptical Society of America (OSA)
Number of pages3
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-943580-07-1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2016
Event2016 Optical Fiber Communication Conference (OFC 2016) - Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim, United States
Duration: 20 Mar 201624 Mar 2016
https://www.osapublishing.org/conference.cfm?meetingid=5&yr=2016

Conference

Conference2016 Optical Fiber Communication Conference (OFC 2016)
Abbreviated titleOFC 2016
CountryUnited States
CityAnaheim
Period20/03/1624/03/16
Internet address

Keywords

  • Coherent communications
  • Fiber optics and optical communications

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    Schmalen, L., Alvarado, A., & Rios-Müller, R. (2016). Predicting the performance of nonbinary forward error correction in optical transmission experiments. In 2016 Optical Fiber Communication Conference (OFC), 20-24 March 2016, Anaheim, California [M2A.2] Optical Society of America (OSA). https://doi.org/10.1364/OFC.2016.M2A.2