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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 20, Iss. 1 — Jan. 2, 2012
  • pp: 562–567

2 × 2 MIMO radio-over-fiber system at 60 GHz employing frequency domain equalization

Chun-Ting Lin, Anthony Ng’oma, Wei-Yuan Lee, Chia-Chien Wei, Chih-Yun Wang, Tsung-Hung Lu, Jyehong Chen, Wen-Jr Jiang, and Chun-Hung Ho  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 20, Issue 1, pp. 562-567 (2012)

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This work experimentally demonstrates the efficacy of the 2 × 2 multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) technique for capacity improvement of a 60-GHz radio-over-fiber (RoF) system employing single-carrier modulation format. We employ frequency domain equalization (FDE) to estimate the channel response, including frequency response of the 60 GHz RoF system and the MIMO wireless channel. Using FDE and MIMO techniques, we experimentally demonstrate the doubling the of wireless data capacity of a 60 GHz RoF system to 27.15 Gb/s using 16-QAM modulation format, with transmission over 25 km of standard single-mode fiber and 3 m wireless distance.

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

ToC Category:
Access Networks and LAN

Original Manuscript: October 3, 2011
Revised Manuscript: November 23, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: November 27, 2011
Published: December 22, 2011

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European Conference on Optical Communication 2011 (2011) Optics Express

Chun-Ting Lin, Anthony Ng’oma, Wei-Yuan Lee, Chia-Chien Wei, Chih-Yun Wang, Tsung-Hung Lu, Jyehong Chen, Wen-Jr Jiang, and Chun-Hung Ho, "2 × 2 MIMO radio-over-fiber system at 60 GHz employing frequency domain equalization," Opt. Express 20, 562-567 (2012)

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