E- and W-band high-capacity hybrid fiber-wireless link

Juan José Vegas Olmos, Xiaodan Pang, Idelfonso Tafur Monroy

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    In this paper we summarize the work conducted in our group in the area of E- and W-band optical high-capacity fiber-wireless links. We present performance evaluations of E- and W-band mm-wave signal generation using photonic frequency upconversion employing both VCSELs and ECLs, along with transmission over different type of optical fibers and for a number of values for the wireless link distance. Hybrid wireless-optical links can be composed of mature and resilient technology available off-the-shelf, and provide functionalities that can add value to optical access networks, specifically in mobile backhaul/fronthaul applications, dense distributed antenna systems and fiber-over-radio scenarios.
    Original languageEnglish
    JournalI E I C E Transactions on Communications
    Issue number7
    Pages (from-to)1290-1294
    Publication statusPublished - 2014

    Bibliographical note

    Special Section PAPER (Joint Special Section on Opto-electronics and Communications for Future Optical Network)


    • Radio-over-fiber
    • Microwave photonics
    • Wireless communications
    • Optical systems
    • Mobile backhaul
    • Mobile fronthaul


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