On the experimental characterization of beat noise in 2-D time-spreading wavelength-hopping OCDMA systems

Camille Sophie Brès, Yue Kai Huang, Darren Rand, Ivan Glesk, Paul Richard Prucnal, Taher Bazan, Craig Michie, David Harle, Ivan Andonovic

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Abstract

The results of a preliminary experimental characterization of beat noise for the case of a particular two-dimensional time-spreading wavelength-hopping optical code family are presented. Beat noise is evaluated at a data rate of 2.5 Gb/s with and without time gating. Results indicate that this form of noise introduces significant system power penalties for both cases, with the former approach more robust in this respect.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2314-2316
Number of pages3
JournalIEEE Photonics Technology Letters
Volume18
Issue number21
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 1 2006

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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    Brès, C. S., Huang, Y. K., Rand, D., Glesk, I., Prucnal, P. R., Bazan, T., Michie, C., Harle, D., & Andonovic, I. (2006). On the experimental characterization of beat noise in 2-D time-spreading wavelength-hopping OCDMA systems. IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, 18(21), 2314-2316. https://doi.org/10.1109/LPT.2006.885220