Dual-wavelength fiber-laser-based transmission of millimeter waves for 5G-supported Radio-over-Fiber (RoF) links

Abstract

This work utilizes an experimentally designed erbium-doped fiber-based tunable dual-wavelength laser (EDFL) to generate phase-stable millimeter waves over a wide-band of ≈ 12–110 GHz and their transmission over the radio-over-fiber (RoF) link. The generated fiber-laser-based millimeter waves are transmitted over a RoF link, including an optical link of 20 km and a wireless link of 50 m, which is carried out via a co-simulation of Optisystem™ and MATLAB™ software. The successful transmission of the proposed fiber-laser-based millimeter waves show the possibilities of realizing diverse 5G-supported microwave-photonic systems.

Publication DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.yofte.2021.102588
Divisions: College of Engineering & Physical Sciences > Aston Institute of Photonics Technology
College of Engineering & Physical Sciences
Additional Information: © 2021, Elsevier. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/ Funding: This work is supported by European Union-sponsored H2020-MSCA-IF-EF-ST project no: 840267.
Uncontrolled Keywords: 5G,Fiber lasers,Radio frequency photonics,Radio-over-fiber links,Tunable lasers,Control and Systems Engineering,Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials,Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics,Instrumentation,Electrical and Electronic Engineering
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Published Date: 2021-09-01
Published Online Date: 2021-05-25
Accepted Date: 2021-05-18
Authors: Kbashi, Hani J.
Sharma, Vishal (ORCID Profile 0000-0003-3219-8958)
Sergeyev, Sergey (ORCID Profile 0000-0002-1515-5019)

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