Converged Wireless and Wireline Access System Based on Optical Phase Modulation for Both Radio-Over-Fiber and Baseband Signals

Xianbin Yu, Jesper Bevensee Jensen, Darko Zibar, Christophe Peucheret, Idelfonso Tafur Monroy

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Abstract

We propose and experimentally investigate a scheme for transmitting a phase-modulated radio-over-fiber (RoF) signal along an existing fiber infrastructure without degradation of the existing baseband signal. Optical phase encoding of both signals, namely a baseband 21.4-Gb/s nonreturn-to-zero differential quaternary phase-shift keyed signal and a 5.25-GHz RoF carrying 1.25 Gb/s, enables the use of identical optical receiver structures. The experimental results show that both receivers achieve error-free operation after 80-km standard single-mode fiber transmission. The proposed scheme has potential applications for converged wireless and wireline optical access networks.
Original languageEnglish
JournalI E E E Photonics Technology Letters
Volume20
Issue number21
Pages (from-to)1814-1816
ISSN1041-1135
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2008

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Keywords

  • radio-over-fiber (RoF)
  • Digital signal processing (DSP)
  • phase modulation
  • optical wireless access network

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