42.13 gbit/s 16QAM-OFDM photonics-wireless transmission in 75-110 GHz band

Lei Deng, D.M. Liu, Xiaodan Pang, Xu Zhang, Valeria Arlunno, Y. Zhao, Antonio Caballero Jambrina, Anton Konstantinovich Dogadaev, Xianbin Yu, Idelfonso Tafur Monroy, M. Beltrán, R. Llorente

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Abstract

We present a simple architecture for realizing high capacity W-band (75-110 GHz) photonics-wireless system. 42.13 Gbit/s 16QAM-OFDM optical baseband signal is obtained in a seamless 15 GHz spectral bandwidth by using an optical frequency comb generator, resulting in a spectral efficiency of 2.808 bits/s/Hz. Transparent photonic heterodyne up-conversion based on two free-running lasers is employed to synthesize the W-band wireless signal. In the experiment, we program an improved DSP receiver and successfully demonstrate photonics-wireless transmission of 8.9 Gbit/s, 26.7 Gbit/s and 42.13 Gbit/s 16QAM-OOFDM W-band signals, with achieved bit-error-rate (BER) performance below the forward error correction (FEC) limit.
Original languageDutch
Pages (from-to)449-461
Number of pages13
JournalProgress in Electromagnetic Research (PIER)
Volume126
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2012
Externally publishedYes

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