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Optics Express

  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 21, Iss. 19 — Sep. 23, 2013
  • pp: 23001–23006

Advanced radio over fiber network technologies

Dalma Novak and Rod Waterhouse  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 19, pp. 23001-23006 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.21.023001


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Abstract

The evolution of wireless communication networks supporting emerging broadband services and applications offers new opportunities for realizing integrated optical and wireless network infrastructures. We report on some of our recent activities investigating advanced technologies for next generation converged optical wireless networks. Developments in Active Antenna Systems, mobile fronthaul architectures, and 60 GHz fiber distributed wireless networks are described. We also discuss the potential for analog radio over fiber distribution links as a viable solution for meeting the capacity requirements of new network architectures.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2360) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics links and subsystems
(060.5625) Fiber optics and optical communications : Radio frequency photonics

ToC Category:
High Speed Radio Over Fiber Systems

History
Original Manuscript: August 16, 2013
Revised Manuscript: September 12, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: September 16, 2013
Published: September 23, 2013

Virtual Issues
Microwave Photonics (2013) Optics Express

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Dalma Novak and Rod Waterhouse, "Advanced radio over fiber network technologies," Opt. Express 21, 23001-23006 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-21-19-23001


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