1 December 2003 Performance comparison of standard FEC and enhanced FEC in coded systems with high polarization mode dispersion
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This paper numerically compares the performance of 10-Gbit/s standard forward error correction (SFEC) and enhanced forward error correction (EFEC) in coded systems disturbed by high polarization mode dispersion (PMD). The simulation results show that EFEC, based on the concatenated Reed-Solomon codes RS(247, 239) and RS(255, 247), can increase the system PMD tolerance to 70 ps, compared with about 40 ps for SFEC, while keeping the PMD-induced power penalty (at a bit error rate of 10–10) below 1 dB.
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Juanjuan Yan, Juanjuan Yan, Minghua Chen, Minghua Chen, Shizhong Xie, Shizhong Xie, Bingkun Zhou, Bingkun Zhou, } "Performance comparison of standard FEC and enhanced FEC in coded systems with high polarization mode dispersion," Optical Engineering 42(12), (1 December 2003). https://doi.org/10.1117/1.1622707 . Submission:
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