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Re: [10GBT] Updated Tables


OK, for the sake of my simulations, I am going to assume your worst-case required SNR (from your earlier email) of 20.4dB, but ..., I'll hold the extra 0.5dB in "escrow", returnable in full to you, when either your sims or Amir Mezer's sims prove that the BER=1e-12 can in fact be achieved at 19.9dB.
Come on now, that's fair.


-----Original Message-----
From: []On
Behalf Of sailesh rao
Sent: Monday, July 19, 2004 8:36 PM
Subject: Re: [10GBT] Updated Tables


I disagree. The 1E-12 BER point for the PAM8 proposal is at 19.9dB and it
should stay that way.

The proposed PAM12 approach is fundamentally flawed in its use of SNR vs.
BER. If you compute the formula,

Fs = 10000/(4*log2(4N) -2)

for N=3, you will find that PAM12 should be running at 810MHz instead of the
supposedly "optimized"  825MHz. If you plug in N=2 in the above formula, you
will find that Fs is  1000MHz, which is as it is proposed for the PAM8

Please don't compensate the SNR for our PAM8 proposal for the inadequacies
of the supposedly "optimized" encoding schemes used in the PAM12 proposal.

Please don't even think about it.

Sailesh Rao.

>From: Vivek Telang <vivek@VITESSE.COM>
>Reply-To: "IEEE P802.3an" <>
>Subject: Re: [10GBT] Updated Tables
>Date: Mon, 19 Jul 2004 19:58:44 -0500
>In that case, to simplify comparisons, I propose that we decouple the line
>code variable from the analysis, and assume the same coding gain for both
>line codes.
>I believe the coding gain assumed in Scott's presentation was 10.0 dB
>(33.8-23.8), so shall we say that the PAM-8 SNR required for BER=1e-12 is
>30.3-10 = 20.3 dB?
>-----Original Message-----
>From: []On
>Behalf Of sailesh rao
>Sent: Monday, July 19, 2004 6:11 PM
>Subject: Re: [10GBT] Updated Tables
>Thanks for the opportunity.
>At the meeting, Jose pointed out that the extension of the SNR/BER curve I
>made on the (2048,1723) code from 6E-11 BER down to 1E-12 BER (slide 10 of
>rao_1_0704.pdf) was not based on real simulations. I had assumed that the
>1E-12 BER assertions on slide 4 of seki_1_0304.pdf was based on real
>simulations, but it was apparently just a "hand extrapolation" of my
>original SNR/BER curve.  Unfortunately, this point was not clarified to me
>during my e-mail correspondence with Dr. Seki.
>At the moment, I stand by the 6E-11 BER point in the BER vs. SNR curve of
>the (2048,1723) LDPC code since I personally supervised the generation of
>this simulation point. In the worst-case, assuming Murphy's law applies, we
>can expect the BER/SNR curve for the (2048,1723) LDPC code to undertake a
>slope change in parallel with the uncoded Gaussian curve and the intercept
>for the 1E-12 BER will occur slightly higher than 19.9dB (my extrapolation
>shows 20.4dB, not 20.9dB).
>However, this is a moot point. If Amir Mezer's LDPC simulations show that
>the (2048,1723) LDPC code has a slope change at 6e-11 BER, I will instantly
>recommend adding a row to the Djurdjevic construction for the (2048,1723)
>code and pushing the slope change down below the 1E-12 BER point. Or, for
>that matter, if Amir Mezer's simulations show that the (992,829) LDPC code
>has no slope change until 1E-12 BER, I will recommend we switch to that
>code. I am aware that Amir Mezer has close to infinite computing resources
>since he is employed at Intel (Amir, I hope things haven't changed!!!), and
>therefore, we can rely on him to validate the specific LDPC code the task
>force is using down to 1E-12 BER and beyond.
>The bottom line is that the PAM8 modulation scheme is not wedded to a
>specific Djurdjevic LDPC code and we should really dis-associate the
>specific LDPC code choice from the choice of PAM levels. For instance, the
>PAM8 proposal will work just fine with the (1024,833) code the PAM12
>proponents are using, though I would personally hesitate to add such a
>SONET-on-Steroids like framing complexity in an Ethernet standard. Heck, we
>had interoperablilty problems with the scrambler definition on 1000BASE-T -
>do we really want to deal with interoperability issues with such a complex
>framing scheme in 10GBASE-T?
>Sailesh Rao.
> >From: Vivek Telang <vivek@VITESSE.COM>
> >Reply-To: "IEEE P802.3an" <>
> >To:
> >Subject: Re: [10GBT] Updated Tables
> >Date: Mon, 19 Jul 2004 16:17:39 -0500
> >
> >Hi Sailesh,
> >
> >At the meeting last week, there was a question raised (by Jose) about the
> >PAM-8 SNR requirement of 19.9 dB for BER=1e-12 (column 3 of your table).
> >think he said that it was actually ~1dB worse than that (~20.9dB), but
> >not positive. There was a discussion, but I don't think the matter got
> >resolved, so can you clarify?
> >
> >Thanks,
> >
> >Vivek
> >
> >-----Original Message-----
> >From: []On
> >Behalf Of sailesh rao
> >Sent: Monday, July 19, 2004 2:02 PM
> >To:
> >Subject: [10GBT] Updated Tables
> >
> >
> >10GBT'ers:
> >
> >In the attached, I've updated the 3 tables in our July presentation based
> >on
> >the following:
> >
> >1. Change PAM12 symbol rate to 825Ms/s from 820Ms/s.
> >2. Delete PAM10 entry.
> >3. As Luc pointed out, add a 1.2dB emissions penalty for PAM12 due to its
> >higher transmit PSD.
> >4. As Jose pointed out, subtract 0.4dB from the PAM12 emissions penalty
> >to the THP peak voltage adjustment.
> >
> >Next, I integrated the WGN for 1E-12 BER over the Nyquist frequency range
> >to
> >get a "wideband noise tolerance" measure for the two proposals. Finally,
> >summed the noise immunity penalty and the emissions penalty for the PAM12
> >proposal to form a "Total EMI Penalty" metric over the PAM8 approach.
> >
> >In Models 1 and 3, the penalty works out to be 2.6dB and 2.2dB
> >for PAM12 over PAM8. However, in Model 2, which represents the existing
> >cabling infrastructure, the penalty for PAM12 over PAM8 works out to a
> >whopping 4.0dB!!
> >
> >Regards,
> >Sailesh Rao.
> >
> >
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