Jitter Limitations on a Gigabit Copper Multi-Carrier System

J.H.R. Schrader, Eric A.M. Klumperink, Jan L. Visschers, Bram Nauta

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    The feasibility of a multi-carrier system for data-transmission over copper wires at gigabit rates is analyzed. More specific, we look at the effects of jitter and duty-cycle deviations on the SNR and error rate using Matlab simulations. Jitter causes crosstalk between the inphase and quadrature channels of a given tone frequency. Given a certain rms jitter variance, low frequency tones can carry more bits than higher frequency tones for the same error rate. Duty-cycle deviations cause crosstalk both from other carrier frequencies and from quadrature channels. These problems seem so big that a PAM system is likely to be the better choice for gigabit transmission.
    Original languageUndefined
    Title of host publicationthe 15th ProRisc workshop on Circuits, Systems and Signal Processing (ProRisc 2004)
    Place of PublicationUtrecht
    Number of pages5
    ISBN (Print)90-73461-43-X
    Publication statusPublished - Nov 2004
    Event15th Annual Workshop on Circuits, Systems and Signal Processing, ProRisc 2004 - Veldhoven, Netherlands
    Duration: 25 Nov 200426 Nov 2004
    Conference number: 15

    Publication series

    PublisherSTW Technology Foundation


    Conference15th Annual Workshop on Circuits, Systems and Signal Processing, ProRisc 2004
    Abbreviated titleProRisc


    • IR-48033
    • Data-communication
    • multi-carrier modulation
    • METIS-219140
    • EWI-14477
    • Jitter

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