Conference Proceedings

Experimental Demonstration of a Heterodyned Radio-over-fiber System using Unlocked Light Sources and RF Homodyning at the Receiver

AHM Razibul Islam, Masuduzzaman Bakaul, Ampalavanapillai Nirmalathas, Lenin Mehedy, Graham Town

2010 15TH OPTOELECTRONICS AND COMMUNICATIONS CONFERENCE (OECC) | IEICE-INST ELECTRONICS INFORMATION & COMMUNICATION ENGINEERS | Published : 2010

Abstract

A simplified millimeter-wave radio-over-fiber system is demonstrated experimentally by heterodyning unlocked light sources and homodyning the RF signal at the receiver. The technique avoids phase/frequency locking, high-speed modulators and local oscillators at CO and BSs.