On the Design of Capacity-Approaching Unit-Memory Spatially Coupled LDPC Codes for Optical Communications
Conference: ECOC 2016 - 42nd European Conference on Optical Communication
09/18/2016 - 09/22/2016 at Düsseldorf, Deutschland
Proceedings: ECOC 2016
Pages: 3Language: englishTyp: PDFPersonal VDE Members are entitled to a 10% discount on this title
Schmalen, Laurent; Suikat, Detlef; Aref, Vahid; Roesener, Detlef (Nokia Bell Labs, Lorenzstr. 10, 70435 Stuttgart, Germany)
We consider unit-memory spatially coupled LDPC codes for optical communications. We analyze the region of wave-like convergence using an FPGA-based windowed decoding emulator. We show that the post-FEC errors occur in long bursts and highlight some design guidelines.