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nk-pulse position modulation for optical wireless communication

Cryan, R.A. and Sibley, Martin J.N. (2005) nk-pulse position modulation for optical wireless communication. Electronics letters, 41 (18). pp. 1022-1024. ISSN 0013-5194

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An original analysis is presented for nk-PPM in which the information is conveyed by the position of k pulses, each within their own frame of n-slots, giving nk-PPM symbols. Comparisons are made with multiple PPM (MPPM) and it is demonstrated that nk-PPM offers improved orthogonality; a simplified circuit implementation and comparable receiver sensitivity.

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Additional Information: This paper is a postprint of a paper submitted to and accepted for publication in Electronics letters and is subject to Institution of Engineering and Technology Copyright. The copy of record is available at IET Digital Library.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Multiple pulse position modulation, optical wireless
Subjects: T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Schools: School of Computing and Engineering
School of Computing and Engineering > Systems Engineering Research Group
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Date Deposited: 18 May 2007
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