Enhancing the error performance of optical SSK under correlated channel condition

Wasiu O. Popoola, Sinan Sinanovic, Hector E. Nistazakis

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Abstract

This paper presents ways of enhancing the performance of spatial shift keying (SSK) in optical wireless communication systems with correlated channel gains. One method involves varying the pulse width and the other involve varying the pulse amplitude to provide additional differentiation to the signal transmitted by each optical source. Closed form expressions are derived for the error performance and are validated with computer based simulations. When compared with the conventional SSK for the correlated channel gains under consideration, these enhancements methods could result in up to 20 dB reduction in signal-to-noise ratio at a symbol error ratio of 10-6 for a four-transmitter, one-receiver configuration.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2016 IEEE International Conference on Communications Workshops, ICC 2016
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
Pages7-11
Number of pages5
ISBN (Print)9781509004485
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 5 Jul 2016
Event2016 IEEE International Conference on Communications Workshops, ICC 2016 - Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Duration: 23 May 201628 May 2016

Conference

Conference2016 IEEE International Conference on Communications Workshops, ICC 2016
Country/TerritoryMalaysia
CityKuala Lumpur
Period23/05/1628/05/16

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