Optimization of an optical OFDM system by peak to average signal ratio reduction

Conference: ECOC 2007 - 33rd European Conference and Exhibition of Optical Communication
09/16/2007 - 09/20/2007 at Berlin, Germany

Proceedings: ECOC 2007

Pages: 2Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Buchali, Fred (Alcatel-Lucent, Research & Innovation, Holderckerstr. 35, D-70499 Stuttgart)
Supper, Fabian (University of Applied Sciences, Uferstr. 33, D-73732 Esslingen, Germany)

The optimization of an O-OFDM system is studied by reduction of peak to average signal ratio using clipping and an increase of average modulation. An improvement of 9 dB for 2(exp7)-1 and 14 dB for 2(exp15)-1 pattern is demonstrated.