Synchronised laser chaos communication: statistical investigation of an experimental system

Lawrance, A. J., Papamarkou, T. and Uchida, A. (2017) Synchronised laser chaos communication: statistical investigation of an experimental system. IEEE Journal of Quantum Electronics, 53(2), 8000210. (doi: 10.1109/JQE.2017.2657331)

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The paper is concerned with analyzing data from an experimental antipodal laser-based chaos shift-keying communication system. Binary messages are embedded in a chaotically behaving laser wave which is transmitted through a fiber-optic cable and are decoded at the receiver using a second laser synchronized with the emitter laser. Instrumentation in the experimental system makes it particularly interesting to be able to empirically analyze both optical noise and synchronization error as well as bit error rate. Both the noise and error are found to significantly depart in distribution from independent Gaussian. The conclusion from bit error rate results is that the antipodal laser chaos shift-keying system can offer a feasible approach to optical communication. The non-Gaussian optical noise and synchronous error results are a challenge to current theoretical modelling.

Item Type:Articles
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Papamarkou, Dr Theodore
Authors: Lawrance, A. J., Papamarkou, T., and Uchida, A.
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Mathematics and Statistics > Statistics
Journal Name:IEEE Journal of Quantum Electronics
ISSN (Online):1558-1713
Published Online:23 January 2017
Copyright Holders:Copyright © 2017 IEEE
First Published:First published in IEEE Journal of Quantum Electronics 53(2): 8000210
Publisher Policy:Reproduced in accordance with the publisher copyright policy

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