Performance of pilot-assisted maximum likelihood sequence detection for QAM signals

Zhuoran Xu, Pooi Yuen Kam, Changyuan Yu

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We propose and experimentally demonstrate a pilot-assisted, maximum-likelihood sequence detection (PA MLSD) scheme for QAM signals, which obviates the need for differential encoding/decoding (DE) and improves the bit-error (BER) rate performance significantly.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationAdvanced Photonics for Communications - Signal Processing in Photonic Communications, SPPCom 2014
PublisherOptical Society of American (OSA)
ISBN (Print)9781557527370
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2014
Externally publishedYes
EventSignal Processing in Photonic Communications, SPPCom 2014 - San Diego, CA, United States
Duration: 13 Jul 201417 Jul 2014


ConferenceSignal Processing in Photonic Communications, SPPCom 2014
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CitySan Diego, CA

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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