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  • Editor: C. Martijin de Sterke
  • Vol. 15, Iss. 9 — Apr. 30, 2007
  • pp: 5893–5897

A novel radio over fiber system with DWDM mm-wave generation and wavelength reuse for upstream data connection

Lin Chen, Xiaoyan Lei, Shuangchun Wen, and Jianguo Yu  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 15, Issue 9, pp. 5893-5897 (2007)

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We proposed and experimentally demonstrated a novel radio-over-fiber architecture using an electrical mixer and an optical intensity modulator based on double side-band modulation scheme to generate dense wavelength-division multiplexing (DWDM) optical millimeter for carrying downstream data and centralized lightwave for carrying upstream data. Since the remaining optical carriers with high power have been reused, the optical power is effectively utilized; therefore the system cost can be reduced.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2330) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics communications
(060.4080) Fiber optics and optical communications : Modulation
(060.4230) Fiber optics and optical communications : Multiplexing

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

Original Manuscript: January 2, 2007
Revised Manuscript: February 25, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: March 25, 2007
Published: April 27, 2007

Lin Chen, Xiaoyan Lei, Shuangchun Wen, and Jianguo Yu, "A novel radio over fiber system with DWDM mm-wave generation and wavelength reuse for upstream data connection," Opt. Express 15, 5893-5897 (2007)

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