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Effects of system inaccuracies on the probability of bit error for pulsed communication systems.
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PMID:  20126128     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Digital communication systems using the narrow pulses generated by a mode-locked laser are extremely efficient in their use of average laser power. However, these narrow pulses require precise system timing and decision intervals matched to the pulse width. This paper extends previous work by Gagliardi in this area to consider the effects of pulse timing errors and pulse width mismatch on the probability of bit error for on-off keying, binary pulse position modulation, and quarternary pulse position modulation formats. The general expressions are derived, and a number of examples are plotted.
P J Titterton
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Applied optics     Volume:  13     ISSN:  0003-6935     ISO Abbreviation:  Appl Opt     Publication Date:  1974 May 
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Created Date:  2010-02-03     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  0247660     Medline TA:  Appl Opt     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1034-40     Citation Subset:  -    
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