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Multipulse PPM on memoryless channels

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dc.contributor.author Hamkins, Jon
dc.contributor.author Moision, Bruce
dc.date.accessioned 2006-02-27T20:36:32Z
dc.date.available 2006-02-27T20:36:32Z
dc.date.issued 2004-06
dc.identifier.citation International Symposium on Information Technology, Chicago, Illinois en
dc.identifier.clearanceno 03-3435
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2014/38796
dc.description.abstract memoryless channels. First, we derive the maximum likelihood decision rule and an exact expression for the symbol error rate for n ≥ 1, avoiding a numerically unstable aspect of the n = 1 formula of [GK76] and generalizing the n = 2 result of [SV03]. Next, we compare the capacity of multipulse PPM to that of conventional single-pulse PPM when averaged power, peak, and bandwidth constraints are simultaneously imposed. On the basis, we demonstrate that multipulse PPM does not produce appreciable gains over conventional PPM except at high average power. en
dc.description.sponsorship NASA/JPL en
dc.format.extent 260936 bytes
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso en_US en
dc.publisher Pasadena, CA : Jet Propulsion Laboratory, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2004 en
dc.subject optical communications en
dc.subject modulation en
dc.subject channel capacity en
dc.title Multipulse PPM on memoryless channels en
dc.type Preprint en


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