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IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications
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Trellis Codes for Partial-Response Magneto-Optical Direct Overwrite Recording

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We present conditions on the error sequences between channel input sequences which guarantee certain lower bounds on the free Euclidian distance at the output of a partial-response (PR) class I or II channel. From these expressions, trellis codes are derived which improve performance of binary signaling over noisy PR channels with reduced complexity maximum-likelihood sequence detection. They are shown to be compatible with the input restriction caused by the magneto-optical resonant coil direct overwrite recording scheme. The codes achieve high signal-to-noise ratio coding gains of 3 dB (on PR class I) and 2.2 dB (on PR class II) with rates as close to, but strictly less than, the capacity of the initial input restriction as desired. The performance of these codes is analyzed with an optical channel simulation system which shows that one code has the rare but highly desirable property that its maximum-likelihood sequence detector (MLSD) is less complex than the MLSD of the reference system and still achieves an error rate performance gain of 1.8 dB. © 1992 IEEE

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01 Jan 1992

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IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications

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