A coherent Radio over Fiber (RoF) system using unlocked laser sources for frequency translation is investigated. Transmission experiments prove this simple scheme to provide broadband multimedia services with decent bit error rates.
© 2009 Optical Society of America
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.5625) Fiber optics and optical communications : Radio frequency photonics
(060.2840) Fiber optics and optical communications : Heterodyne
I. Gonzalez Insua and C. G. Schäffer, "Heterodyne Radio over Fiber System with 10 Gbps Data Rates," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference and National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2009), paper JWA52.
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