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In this letter, we consider two problems associated with quasi-cyclic low-density parity-check (QC-LDPC) codes. The first is how to extend the code length of a QC-LDPC code without reducing the girth. The second is how to design a QCLDPC code with a prescribed girth easily. We deal with these two problems by using a combining method of QC-LDPC codes via the Chinese Remainder Theorem (CRT). Codes constructed with our proposed method have flexible code lengths, flexible code rates and large girth. Simulation results show that they perform very well with the iterative decoding.
Date of Publication: May 2009