Efficient Interleaving of FEC Codewords for Optical PSK Systems

Conference: ECOC 2009 - 35th European Conference on Optical Communication
09/20/2009 - 09/24/2009 at Vienna, Austria

Proceedings: ECOC 2009

Pages: 2Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Mumtaz, S.; Ben-Othman, G. Rekaya; Jaouën, Y. (TELECOM ParisTech, 46 rue Barrault, 75634 Paris, France)
Charlet, G. (Alcatel-Lucent, Bell-Labs France, 91620 Nozay, France)

Differential encoding is required for phase modulation optical transmission systems but leads to higher bit error rate. We propose a construction of the codeword of the forward error correction allowing performance enhancement and complexity decrease.