Patent Number: 8,793,551

Title: Serial concatenation of trellis coded modulation and an inner non-binary LDPC code

Abstract: A concatenated coded modulation communication system and method combines Trellis Coded Modulation with non-Gray code constellation mapping, interleaving, and non-binary Low Density Parity Check coded channel modulation with Gray code constellation mapping to improve error performance.

Inventors: Zhou; Wei (Beijing, CN), Zou; Li (Shanghai, CN), Zhao; Yuping (Beijing, CN), Zhang; Xiaoxin (Beijing, CN)

Assignee: Thomson Licensing

International Classification: H03M 13/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 7/29/12018