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  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 21, Iss. 1 — Jan. 14, 2013
  • pp: 1218–1225

Wired/wireless access integrated RoF-PON with scalable generation of multi-frequency MMWs enabled by polarization multiplexed FWM in SOA

Yu Xiang, Chen Chen, Chongfu Zhang, and Kun Qiu  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 1, pp. 1218-1225 (2013)

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In this paper, we propose and demonstrate a novel integrated radio-over-fiber passive optical network (RoF-PON) system for both wired and wireless access. By utilizing the polarization multiplexed four-wave mixing (FWM) effect in a semiconductor optical amplifier (SOA), scalable generation of multi-frequency millimeter-waves (MMWs) can be provided so as to assist the configuration of multi-frequency wireless access for the wire/wireless access integrated ROF-PON system. In order to obtain a better performance, the polarization multiplexed FWM effect is investigated in detail. Simulation results successfully verify the feasibility of our proposed scheme.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2330) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics communications
(060.2360) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics links and subsystems
(060.4230) Fiber optics and optical communications : Multiplexing
(350.4010) Other areas of optics : Microwaves

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

Original Manuscript: October 3, 2012
Revised Manuscript: December 5, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: December 31, 2012
Published: January 11, 2013

Yu Xiang, Chen Chen, Chongfu Zhang, and Kun Qiu, "Wired/wireless access integrated RoF-PON with scalable generation of multi-frequency MMWs enabled by polarization multiplexed FWM in SOA," Opt. Express 21, 1218-1225 (2013)

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