Design and Cost Performance of Decoding Technique for Hybrid Subcarrier Spectral Amplitude Coding-Optical Code Division Multiple Access System
Problem statement: A hybrid technique combining subcarrier multiplexed and Spectral Amplitude Coding-Optical Code Division Multiple Access (SAC-OCDMA) deploying the Khazani-Syed code was proposed. It was proposed as a mean of increasing the maximum number of simultaneous active users by increasing the subcarrier and/or the SAC-OCDMA code word. Multiple Access Interference (MAI) is the most dominant cause of performance degradation in SACOCDMA systems. Approach: A decoding technique which was simple and easy to build named Spectral Direct Decoding (SDD) technique was proposed for the hybrid system of subcarrier SACOCDMA. Results: The comparison between the complementary subtraction and proposed SDD techniques for hybrid subcarrier SAC-OCDMA system in terms of cost performance was presented here. Results showed that the cost performance of the SDD technique offers a significant improvement over the complementary subtraction detection technique. Conclusion: It is shown that the cost performance of the hybrid system using SDD technique is significantly better than using the Complementary subtraction technique.
Copyright: © 2011 R.K.Z. Sahbudin, M.K. Abdullah, M. Mokhtar, S. Hitam and S.B. Ahmad Anas. This is an open access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
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- Cost performance
- SDD technique
- hybrid subcarrier
- Spectral Amplitude Coding- Optical Code Division Multiple Access (SAC-OCDMA)
- Spectral Direct Decoding (SDD)
- communication systems
- decoding technique