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Multilevel photon communication on BPPM with convolutional coding
K. Sripimanwat1, J. Wongpoom2, O. Sangaroon2
1 [Optical and Quantum Communications Laboratory, NECTEC, NSTDA], Thailand
2 [Department of Computer Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, KMITL], Thailand

Chin. Opt. Lett., 2013, 11(10): pp.100602

Topic:Fiber optics and optical communications
Keywords(OCIS Code): 060.0060  350.0350  

Multilevel photon combined with binary pulse position modulation (BPPM) (Manchester pulsed signals), is introduced in this letter. Initially, error probability derivation and explanation for four-level photon communications with that BPPM is presented. Next, the 2-level photon communications matching with BPPM is proposed. For performance comparison, it is done with that the conventional scheme by fixing the background noise and also increasing number of photon per slot. Successfully with applying convolutional coding for system improving, the proposed multilevel photon on BPPM with this coding scheme achieves higher gain. Finally, this work also benefits to improving for further performance when considering with multilevel error control coding as well.

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Posted online:2013/9/27

Get Citation: K. Sripimanwat, J. Wongpoom, O. Sangaroon, "Multilevel photon communication on BPPM with convolutional coding," Chin. Opt. Lett. 11(10), 100602(2013)

Note: This work was presented as a part of support from the National Electronics and Computer Technology Center (NECTEC)/ NSTDA, Thailand (Grant No. P12-01865).


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