W-band real-time transmission utilizing a reconfigurable RAU for NG-PON networks

Łukasz Chorchos, Jarosław P. Turkiewicz, Simon Rommel, Idelfonso Tafur Monroy, Juan José Vegas Olmos, Sandis Spolitis

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Abstract

In this article, we propose and test a reconfigurable Remote Access Unit (RAU) to interface optical and W-band wireless communication links (75-110 GHz), utilizing optical heterodyne signal upconversion. The RAU is composed of a tunable local oscillator, narrow optical filter and a control unit. The RAU can be software-reconfigured to select a specific dense wavelength division multiplexed (DWDM) channel. Real-time tests with 100 GHz spaced DWDM signals have been performed. Real-time 2.5 Gbit/s error free radio transmission in the 75 GHz to 95 GHz range of the W-band was achieved after 15 km of standard single mode fiber and 50 m of wireless link.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2016 Advances in Wireless and Optical Communications (RTUWO)
Place of PublicationPiscataway
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
Pages66-69
Number of pages4
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-5090-1535-1
ISBN (Print)978-1-5090-1536-8
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2016
Externally publishedYes
Event2016 Advances in Wireless and Optical Communications (RTUWO) - Riga, Latvia
Duration: 5 Nov 20156 Nov 2015

Conference

Conference2016 Advances in Wireless and Optical Communications (RTUWO)
CountryLatvia
CityRiga
Period5/11/156/11/15

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