Experimental demonstration and scalability analysis of a four-node 102-Gchip/s fast frequency-hopping time-spreading optical CDMA network

Varghese Baby, Ivan Glesk, Robert J. Runser, Russell Fischer, Yue Kai Huang, Camille Sophie Bres, Wing C. Kwong, Thomas H. Curtis, Paul Richard Prucnal

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Abstract

We present experimental and simulation results from a 102-Gchips/s incoherent wavelength-hopping time-spreading optical code-division multiple-access testbed, utilizing four 50-GHz ITU grid wavelengths. Error-free operation of four users is obtained with an effective power penalty ∼0.5 dB. Simulation studies show scalability to > 10 users with an effective power penalty of ∼4 dB. The simulation study of the impact of asynchronous access on the performance allows for a complete network design from an engineering viewpoint.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)253-255
Number of pages3
JournalIEEE Photonics Technology Letters
Volume17
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2005

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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