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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 19, Iss. 26 — Dec. 12, 2011
  • pp: B18–B25

Digital predistortion of 75–110 GHz W-band frequency multiplier for fiber wireless short range access systems

Ying Zhao, Lei Deng, Xiaodan Pang, Xianbin Yu, Xiaoping Zheng, Hanyi Zhang, and Idelfonso Tafur Monroy  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 19, Issue 26, pp. B18-B25 (2011)

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We present a W-band fiber-wireless transmission system based on a nonlinear frequency multiplier for high-speed wireless short range access applications. By implementing a baseband digital signal predistortion scheme, intensive nonlinear distortions induced in a sextuple frequency multiplier can be effectively pre-compensated. Without using costly W-band components, a transmission system with 26km fiber and 4m wireless transmission operating at 99.6GHz is experimentally validated. Adjacent-channel power ratio (ACPR) improvements for IQ-modulated vector signals are guaranteed and transmission performances for fiber and wireless channels are studied. This W-band predistortion technique is a promising candidate for applications in high capacity wireless-fiber access systems.

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OCIS Codes
(060.4510) Fiber optics and optical communications : Optical communications
(350.4010) Other areas of optics : Microwaves
(060.5625) Fiber optics and optical communications : Radio frequency photonics

ToC Category:
Subsystems for Optical Networks

Original Manuscript: September 7, 2011
Revised Manuscript: October 16, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: October 17, 2011
Published: November 16, 2011

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Ying Zhao, Lei Deng, Xiaodan Pang, Xianbin Yu, Xiaoping Zheng, Hanyi Zhang, and Idelfonso Tafur Monroy, "Digital predistortion of 75–110 GHz W-band frequency multiplier for fiber wireless short range access systems," Opt. Express 19, B18-B25 (2011)

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