Performance evaluation of multi-band OFDM systems for short-haul optical communications

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Abstract

Performance evaluation of ultra-wide band radio signals based on multi-band (MB) orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM) system is presented. These systems are very attractive due to their capability to deliver high-speed data streams, their co-existence with the current radio standards and their suitability for transmission in fibre. In this paper, the work is focused on the simulation of both single-input-single-out (SISO) and multiple-input-multiple-output (MIMO) OFDM configuration with transmission over an optical channel model. Different system parameters and transmission strategies are analyzed to estimate the bit-error rate (BER) and packet-error-ratio (PER) performance.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings 14th Annual Symposium of the IEEE Photonics Benelux Chapter, 5-6 November 2009, Brussels, Belgium
EditorsSt. Beri, Ph. Tassin, G. Craggs, X. Leijtens, J. Danckaert
Place of PublicationBrussels
PublisherBrussels University Press
Pages125-128
ISBN (Print)978-90-5487-650-2
Publication statusPublished - 2009

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