Simple multi-Gbps 60 GHz radio-over-fiber links employing optical and electrical data up-conversion and feed-forward equalization

Anthony Ng'Oma, Michael Sauer, Frank Annunziata, Wen Jr Jiang, Chun-Ting Lin, Jye-Hong Chen, Po Tsung Shih, Sien Chi

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Abstract

We show that optical up-conversion performs better than electrical up-conversion in simple IMDD-based 60GHz radio-over-fiber links. Feed-forward equalization improved the performances of both systems, enabling error-free transmission of 4 Gbps over 500m of single-mode fiber.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2009 Conference on Optical Fiber Communication, OFC 2009
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
ISBN (Print)9781557528650
StatePublished - Mar 2009
Event2009 Conference on Optical Fiber Communication, OFC 2009 - San Diego, CA, United States
Duration: 22 Mar 200926 Mar 2009

Publication series

NameConference on Optical Fiber Communication, Technical Digest Series

Conference

Conference2009 Conference on Optical Fiber Communication, OFC 2009
CountryUnited States
CitySan Diego, CA
Period22/03/0926/03/09

Keywords

  • (060.2330) Fiber optics communications
  • (060.2360) Fiber optic links and subsystems

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