We show that separating base station antennas in an optically-fed 2x3 MIMO-WLAN system increases the overall coverage area in picocells. A peak throughput of 130Mb/s was measured for antenna spacings of both 16cm and 7m.
© 2008 Optical Society of America
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.2330) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics communications
(060.5625) Fiber optics and optical communications : Radio frequency photonics
A. Kobyakov, D. Thelen, A. Chamarti, M. Sauer, and J. Winters, "MIMO Radio Signals over Fiber in Picocells for Increased WLAN Coverage," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference/National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2008), paper JWA113.
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