Experimental Investigation of GF(32) Nonbinary LDPC-coded Non-uniform 9-QAM Modulation Format
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
Qu, Zhen; Lin, Changyu; Liu, Tao; Djordjevic, Ivan B. (University of Arizona, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, 1230 E. Speedway Blvd., Tucson, AZ 85721, USA)
A specially designed GF(32) nonbinary LDPC-coded non-uniform 9-quadrature amplitude modulation (QAM) is proposed. The experimental and numerical results show that the proposed scheme outperforms nonbinary GF(23) LDPC-coded uniform 8-QAM by ~0.8-dB.