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Journal of Optical Communications and Networking

  • Editors: K. Bergman and O. Gerstel
  • Vol. 5, Iss. 6 — Jun. 1, 2013
  • pp: 652–657

Design of WDM RoF PON Based on OFDM and Optical Heterodyne

Wei Ji and Zhaoyuan Kang  »View Author Affiliations

Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, Vol. 5, Issue 6, pp. 652-657 (2013)

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In this paper, we propose a WDM radio-over-fiber (RoF) passive optical network (PON) based on orthogonal frequency-division multiplexing (OFDM) and optical heterodyne. With OFDM and coherent receiving technology, the system achieves high, elastic bandwidth allocation and excellent transporting property. Using optical heterodyne, the network implements the wireless access without adding a radio source. We evaluate the performance of the system in terms of bit error rate, coverage area, and receiving eye diagram and obtain the network as an excellent wire/wireless access property.

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OCIS Codes
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.4250) Fiber optics and optical communications : Networks

ToC Category:
Research Papers

Original Manuscript: March 26, 2013
Revised Manuscript: April 28, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: April 28, 2013
Published: May 31, 2013

Wei Ji and Zhaoyuan Kang, "Design of WDM RoF PON Based on OFDM and Optical Heterodyne," J. Opt. Commun. Netw. 5, 652-657 (2013)

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