Conference Proceedings

The merging of a WDM fiber-radio backbone with a 25 GHz WDM ring network

C Lim, A Nirmalathas, M Attygalle, D Novak, R Waterhouse, H Thal (ed.)

2003 IEEE MTT-S International Microwave Symposium Digest | IEEE | Published : 2003


We propose the merging of millimeter-wave broadband fiber-radio systems with WDM access networks at 25 GHz channel spacing. We investigate the performance characteristics of such fiber-radio systems experimentally and via simulation. The overall performance exhibits a penalty of < 2 dB.