Experimental Comparison of DSB-SC & OSSB based 60 GHz Radio-over-Fiber Fronthaul Links
Yu Tian, Ka-Lun Lee, Christina Lint, Ampalavanapillai Nirmalathas
2016 IEEE INTERNATIONAL TOPICAL MEETING ON MICROWAVE PHOTONICS (MWP) | IEEE | Published : 2016
We experimentally compared 60 GHz RoF fronthaul links employing DSB-SC and OSSB. OSSB link offers better receiver sensitivity (-5 dBm) for 8-Gbps 16-QAM signal at BER=2.3e-3, while DSB-SC link has a lower receiver sensitivity (2.6 dBm) requiring lower frequency LO and smaller bandwidth MZMs.