Publication Date: 2/15/2018
Event: Optics Communications
Reference: 409: 7-12, 2018
Authors: Shaoliang Zhang, NEC Laboratories America, Inc.; Fatih Yaman, NEC Laboratories America, Inc.
Abstract: A systematic study, including theory, simulation and experiments, is carried out to review the generalized pairwise optimization algorithm for designing optimized constellation. In order to verify its effectiveness, the algorithm is applied in three testing cases: 2-dimensional 8 quadrature amplitude modulation (QAM), 4-dimensional set-partitioning QAM, and probabilistic-shaped (PS) 32QAM. The results suggest that geometric shaping can work together with PS to further bridge the gap toward the Shannon limit.
Publication Link: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0030401817307538