Performance Optimization of Soft-decision FEC Receivers

@article{Onohara2007PerformanceOO,
  title={Performance Optimization of Soft-decision FEC Receivers},
  author={Kiyoshi Onohara and Takashi Mizuochi},
  journal={2007 Digest of the IEEE/LEOS Summer Topical Meetings},
  year={2007},
  pages={33-34}
}
We present threshold tracking of a soft-decision based forward error correction system as an application of digital signal processing for optical communications. The 3-bit soft-decision thresholds are closely controlled to obtain the best possible error-correction performance.