Temporal-Domain Diversity Reception with Improved Link Reliability for Optical Wireless Access Networks

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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Kwok, C. H.; Penty, R. V.; White, I. H. (Centre for Advanced Photonics and Electronics, Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge, 9 JJ Thomson Avenue, Cambridge, UK)

We experimentally demonstrate a simple temporal-domain diversity reception scheme to enhance the reliability of optical wireless transmission links with atmospheric turbulence effects. Link outage probability for a 1.25-Gb/s link using Manchester encoding is reduced by >96%.