A New Family of Optical Codes Based on Complementary Theory for OCDMA System


A new family of optical codes for Optical Code-division Multiple Access (OCDMA) systems, named as Optical Complementary Codes (OCCs), is proposed in this paper. The constructions of these codes consist of multiple sub-codes, and the codes have an auto-correlation interference constraint as 0 and a cross-correlation interference constraint as 1. Compared with conventional optical codes such as OPCs, OOCs and 2-D OOCs, the OCC has a shorter code length and higher code efficiency with better correlation property.

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Chen, X. and Meng, W. (2013) A New Family of Optical Codes Based on Complementary Theory for OCDMA System. Communications and Network, 5, 176-180. doi: 10.4236/cn.2013.53B2034.

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