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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 38, Iss. 7 — Apr. 1, 2013
  • pp: 1098–1100

Stable radio frequency phase delivery by rapid and endless post error cancellation

Zhongle Wu, Yitang Dai, Feifei Yin, Kun Xu, Jianqiang Li, and Jintong Lin  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 38, Issue 7, pp. 1098-1100 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.38.001098


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Abstract

We propose and demonstrate a phase stabilization method for transfer and downconvert radio frequency (RF) signal from remote antenna to center station via a radio-over-fiber (ROF) link. Different from previous phase-locking-loop-based schemes, we post-correct any phase fluctuation by mixing during the downconversion process at the center station. A rapid and endless operation is predicted. The ROF technique transfers the received RF signal directly, which will reduce the electronic complexity at the antenna end. The proposed scheme is experimentally demonstrated, with a phase fluctuation compression factor of about 200. The theory and performance are also discussed.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2360) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics links and subsystems
(120.3940) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Metrology

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

History
Original Manuscript: January 16, 2013
Revised Manuscript: February 16, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: February 28, 2013
Published: March 22, 2013

Citation
Zhongle Wu, Yitang Dai, Feifei Yin, Kun Xu, Jianqiang Li, and Jintong Lin, "Stable radio frequency phase delivery by rapid and endless post error cancellation," Opt. Lett. 38, 1098-1100 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-38-7-1098


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