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  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 22, Iss. 3 — Feb. 10, 2014
  • pp: 2761–2769

A 10-Gbps optical WiMAX transport system

Ying-Pyng Lin, Hai-Han Lu, Po-Yi Wu, Chia-Yi Chen, Tai-Wei Jhang, Sheng-Siang Ruan, and Kuan-Hung Wu  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 22, Issue 3, pp. 2761-2769 (2014)

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A 10-Gbps optical worldwide interoperability for microwave access (WiMAX) transport system employing vertical cavity surface emitting laser (VCSEL) and spatial light modulator (SLM) with 16-quadrature amplitude modulation (QAM)-orthogonal frequency-division multiplexing (OFDM) modulating signal is proposed. With the assistance of equalizer and low noise amplifier (LNA) at the receiving site, good bit error rate (BER) performance, clear constellation map, and clear eye diagram are achieved in the proposed systems. An optical WiMAX transport system, transmitting 16-QAM-OFDM signal over a 6-m free-space link, with a data rate of 10 Gbps is successfully demonstrated. Such a 10-Gbps optical WiMAX transport system would be attractive for providing services including Internet and telecommunication services. Our proposed system is suitable for the free-space lightwave transport system in visible light communication (VLC) application.

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OCIS Codes
(230.6120) Optical devices : Spatial light modulators
(250.7260) Optoelectronics : Vertical cavity surface emitting lasers
(060.2605) Fiber optics and optical communications : Free-space optical communication

ToC Category:
Optical Communications

Original Manuscript: December 3, 2013
Revised Manuscript: January 20, 2014
Manuscript Accepted: January 24, 2014
Published: January 30, 2014

Ying-Pyng Lin, Hai-Han Lu, Po-Yi Wu, Chia-Yi Chen, Tai-Wei Jhang, Sheng-Siang Ruan, and Kuan-Hung Wu, "A 10-Gbps optical WiMAX transport system," Opt. Express 22, 2761-2769 (2014)

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