TR2016-125

Experimental Demonstration of Nonbinary LDPC Convolutional Codes for DP-64QAM/256QAM


    •  Koike-Akino, T., Sugihara, K., Millar, D.S., Pajovic, M., Matsumoto, W., Maher, R., Lavery, D., Abad, A., Paskov, M., Kojima, K., Parsons, K., Thomsen, B.C., Savory, S.J., Bayvel, P., "Experimental Demonstration of Nonbinary LDPC Convolutional Codes for DP-64QAM/256QAM", European Conference on Optical Communication (ECOC), September 2016.
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      • @inproceedings{Koike-Akino2016sep2,
      • author = {Koike-Akino, Toshiaki and Sugihara, Kenya and Millar, David S. and Pajovic, Milutin and Matsumoto, Wataru and Maher, Robert and Lavery, Domanic and Abad, Alberto and Paskov, Milen and Kojima, Keisuke and Parsons, Kieran and Thomsen, Benn C. and Savory, Seb J. and Bayvel, Polina},
      • title = {Experimental Demonstration of Nonbinary LDPC Convolutional Codes for DP-64QAM/256QAM},
      • booktitle = {European Conference on Optical Communication (ECOC)},
      • year = 2016,
      • month = sep,
      • url = {https://www.merl.com/publications/TR2016-125}
      • }
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We show the great potential of nonbinary LDPC convolutional codes (NB-LDPC-CC) with low-latency windowed decoding. It is experimentally demonstrated that NB-LDPC-CC can offer a performance improvement of up to 5 dB compared with binary coding