A class of non-binary regular girth-8 LDPC codes for optical communication channels

Murat Arabaci, Ivan B. Djordjevic, Ross Saunders, Roberto Marcoccia

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Abstract

We investigate the feasibility of non-binary, regular LDPC codes for optical transmission. Our results indicate that non-binary codes not only beat their bit-length-matched binary counterparts in performance but also admit 3.26 times less complex decoders.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationNational Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, NFOEC 2009
PublisherOptical Society of America
ISBN (Print)9781557528650
StatePublished - Jan 1 2009
EventNational Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, NFOEC 2009 - San Diego, CA, United States
Duration: Mar 22 2009Mar 26 2009

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701

Other

OtherNational Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, NFOEC 2009
CountryUnited States
CitySan Diego, CA
Period3/22/093/26/09

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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    Arabaci, M., Djordjevic, I. B., Saunders, R., & Marcoccia, R. (2009). A class of non-binary regular girth-8 LDPC codes for optical communication channels. In National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, NFOEC 2009 (Optics InfoBase Conference Papers). Optical Society of America.