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Journal of Optical Communications and Networking

  • Editor: Richard A. Linke
  • Vol. 2, Iss. 8 — Aug. 5, 2003
  • pp: 266–276

Fiber-wireless wavelength-division multiplexing networks with a reliable optical backbone

Yu-Fang Hsu and Wen-Piao Lin  »View Author Affiliations


Journal of Optical Networking, Vol. 2, Issue 8, pp. 266-276 (2003)


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Abstract

Fiber-wireless networks employing an optical backbone provide a cost-effective and flexible approach for last-mile access networks for a great number of users. We propose a broadband hybrid fiber-wireless wavelength-division multiplexing (WDM) network that uses a reliable optical backbone. This architecture can perform the self-healing function under link failure. In addition, we implement our study by using computer simulations of the optical channel model and the radio fading channel model for estimations of carrier-to-noise ratio (CNR) and bit-error rate (BER), respectively. Finally, we set up an experimental broadband fiber-wireless WDM network to demonstrate its performance for reliable and economic wireless-access units.

© 2003 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(060.2360) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics links and subsystems
(080.0080) Geometric optics : Geometric optics

ToC Category:
RESEARCH PAPERS

History
Original Manuscript: March 24, 2003
Revised Manuscript: March 22, 2003
Published: July 17, 2003

Citation
Yu-Fang Hsu and Wen-Piao Lin, "Fiber-wireless wavelength-division multiplexing networks with a reliable optical backbone," J. Opt. Netw. 2, 266-276 (2003)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/jocn/abstract.cfm?URI=jon-2-8-266


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