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Recent UCL-Mitsubishi Collaboration Produces Top-Rated Research

A recent collaboration between the ONG and Mitsubishi Electric Research Labs (MERL) USA was one of a small fraction of top-scored submissions to the recent OFC conference.

The collaboration has explored the interaction between coding and modulation in long-reach optical communications.  Using 24-Dimensional extended Golay Coded Modulation, the transmission reach of the optical link was increased by 15%.

The resulting research, presented at the Optical Fiber Communication Conference (OFC) March 2014, was one of a small fraction of top-scored submissions.  Entitled "Experimental Demonstration of 24-Dimensional Extended Golay Coded Modulation with LDPC", the work was presented by David Millar, MERL.

OFC is the largest global conference and exposition for optical communications and networking professionals.

D. Millar, T. Koike-Akino, R. Maher, D. Lavery, M. Paskov, K. Kojima, K. Parsons, B.
Thomsen, S. J. Savory, and P. Bayvel, "Experimental Demonstration of 24-Dimensional Extended Golay Coded Modulation with LDPC," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2014), paper M3A.5.