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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 19, Iss. 26 — Dec. 12, 2011
  • pp: B983–B988

Energy efficient OFDM transceiver design based on traffic tracking and adaptive bandwidth adjustment

Jingjing Zhang, Junqiang Hu, Dayou Qian, and Ting Wang  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 19, Issue 26, pp. B983-B988 (2011)

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This paper proposes a novel scheme to reduce energy consumption of digital transceivers with OFDM as the modulation scheme. The energy consumption of transceivers is saved based on two key techniques: 1) adaptively tune the bandwidth and sampling rate of the OFDM signal; 2) selectively power off individual block of parallel modules in the transceiver. Performance analysis illustrate that the newly designed transceiver consumes a significantly less amount of energy as compared to the conventional transceiver.

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OCIS Codes
(060.4080) Fiber optics and optical communications : Modulation
(060.4250) Fiber optics and optical communications : Networks
(060.4510) Fiber optics and optical communications : Optical communications

ToC Category:
Subsystems for Optical Networks

Original Manuscript: October 3, 2011
Revised Manuscript: November 29, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: November 30, 2011
Published: December 12, 2011

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Jingjing Zhang, Junqiang Hu, Dayou Qian, and Ting Wang, "Energy efficient OFDM transceiver design based on traffic tracking and adaptive bandwidth adjustment," Opt. Express 19, B983-B988 (2011)

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