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Novel power saving architecture for FBG based OCDMA code generation

Osadola, Tolulope B. and Idris, Siti K. and Glesk, Ivan (2013) Novel power saving architecture for FBG based OCDMA code generation. Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering, 8915. ISSN 0277-786X

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Abstract

A novel architecture for generating incoherent, 2-dimensional wavelength hopping-time spreading optical CDMA codes is presented. The architecture is designed to facilitate the reuse of optical source signal that is unused after an OCDMA code has been generated using fiber Bragg grating based encoders. Effective utilization of available optical power is therefore achieved by cascading several OCDMA encoders thereby enabling 3dB savings in optical power.