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Staircase Codes: FEC for 100 Gb/s OTN

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Smith, B.P. ; Electr. & Comput. Eng. Dept., Univ. of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada ; Farhood, A. ; Hunt, A. ; Kschischang, F.R.
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Staircase codes, a new class of forward-error-correction (FEC) codes suitable for high-speed optical communications, are introduced. An ITU-T G.709-compatible staircase code with rate R = 239/255 is proposed, and field-programmable-gate-array-based simulation results are presented, exhibiting a net coding gain of 9.41 dB at an output error rate of 10-15, an improvement of 0.42 dB relative to the best code from the ITU-T G.975.1 recommendation. An error floor analysis technique is presented, and the proposed code is shown to have an error floor at 4.0 × 10-21.

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Lightwave Technology, Journal of  (Volume:30 ,  Issue: 1 )

Date of Publication:

Jan.1, 2012

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