Fiber-wireless links supporting high-capacity W-band channels

Juan José Vegas Olmos, Idelfonso Tafur Monroy

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    Seamless convergence of fiber-optic and the wireless networks is of great interest for enabling transparent delivery of broadband services to users in different locations, including both metropolitan and rural areas. Current demand of bandwidth by end-users, especially using mobile devices, is seeding the need to use bands located at the millimeter-wave region (30-300 GHz), mainly because of its inherent broadband nature. In our lab, we have conducted extensive research on high-speed photonic-wireless links in the V-band (50-75GHz) and the W-band (75-110GHz). In this paper, we will present our latest findings and experimental results on the W-band, specifically on its 81-86GHz sub-band. These include photonic generation of millimeter-wave carriers and transmission performance of broadband signals on different types of fibers and span lengths.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationProceedings of PIERS 2013
    Number of pages4
    Publication date2013
    Publication statusPublished - 2013
    Event34th Progress In Electromagnetics Research Symposium - Stockholm, Sweden
    Duration: 12 Aug 201315 Aug 2013


    Conference34th Progress In Electromagnetics Research Symposium
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