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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 17, Iss. 19 — Sep. 14, 2009
  • pp: 16898–16903

4 Gbps Impulse Radio (IR) Ultra-Wideband (UWB) Transmission over 100 Meters Multi Mode Fiber with 4 MetersWireless Transmission

Jesper Bevensee Jensen, Roberto Rodes, Antonio Caballero, Xianbin Yu, Timothy Braidwood Gibbon, and Idelfonso Tafur Monroy  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 17, Issue 19, pp. 16898-16903 (2009)

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We present experimental demonstrations of in-building impulse radio (IR) ultra-wideband (UWB) link consisting of 100 m multi mode fiber (MMF) and 4 m wireless transmission at a record 4 Gbps, and a record 8 m wireless transmission at 2.5 Gbps. A directly modulated vertical cavity surface emitting laser (VCSEL) was used for the generation of the optical signal. 8 m at 2.5 Gbps corresponds to a bit rate - distance product of 20; the highest yet reported for wireless IR-UWB transmission.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2360) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics links and subsystems
(060.4510) Fiber optics and optical communications : Optical communications

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

Original Manuscript: June 30, 2009
Revised Manuscript: August 20, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: August 24, 2009
Published: September 8, 2009

Jesper Bevensee Jensen, Roberto Rodes, Antonio Caballero, Xianbin Yu, Timothy Braidwood Gibbon, and Idelfonso Tafur Monroy, "Gbps impulse radio (IR) ultra-wideband (UWB) transmission over 100 meters multi mode fiber with 4 meters wireless transmission," Opt. Express 17, 16898-16903 (2009)

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