Abstract

A wavelength-division-multiplexed (WDM) optical interface has been proposed and demonstrated with the capacity of adding and dropping wavelength interleaved fiber-radio WDM channels spaced at 25 GHz and also enabling wavelength reuse, which eliminates the need for a light source at the base station. The proposed WDM optical interface is realized by the use of a multiport optical circulator in conjunction with multinotch fiber Bragg grating (FBG) filters. Its functionality is demonstrated both by experiment and simulation. The effects of optical impairments on the transmission performance of WDM channels were studied in detail through simulation for single and cascaded configurations of the interface.

© 2005 IEEE

PDF Article

References

  • View by:
  • |

  1. R. Hofstetter, et al. "Dispersion effects in optical millimeter-wave systems using self heterodyne method for transport and generation", IEEE Trans. Microwave Theory Tech., vol. 43, no. 9, pp. 2263-2269, Sep. 1995.
  2. W. I. Way, "Optical fiber-based microcellular systems: An overview", IEICE Trans. Commun., vol. E 76-B, no. 9, pp. 1078-1090, 1993.
  3. H. Ogawa, et al. "Millimeter wave fiber optics systems for personal radio communication", IEEE Trans. Microwave Theory Tech., vol. 40, no. 12, pp. 2285-2293, Dec. 1992.
  4. G. H. Smith, et al. "A millimeter wave full-duplex fiber-radio star-tree architecture incorporating WDM and SCM", IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett., vol. 10, no. 11, pp. 1650-1652, Nov. 1998.
  5. R. Heinzelmann, et al. "Optical add-drop multiplexing of 60 GHZ millimeter wave signals in a WDM radio-on-fiber ring", in Proc. Optical Fiber Communication Conf. (OFC), vol. 4, 2000, pp. 137-139.
  6. D. Wake, et al. "Passive pico-cell-New in wireless network infrastructure", Electron. Lett., vol. 33, pp. 404-406, 1997.
  7. K. Kitayama, et al. "A good prospect for broadband millimeter wave fiber-radio access system-an approach to single optical component at antenna base station", in Proc. Microwave Symp. Dig. (IEEE MTT-S), vol. 3, Jun. 11-16 2000,TH4C-3,. pp. 1745-1748.
  8. A. Stohr, et al. "Full duplex fiber optic RF subcarrier transmission using a dual-function modulator/photodetector", IEEE Trans. Microwave Theory Tech., vol. 47, no. 7, pp. 1338-1341, Jul. 1999.
  9. H. Schmuck, "Comparison of optical millimeter-wave system concepts with regard to the chromatic dispersion", Electron. Lett., vol. 31, pp. 1848-1849, 1995.
  10. A. Nirmalathas, et al. "Wavelength reuse in the WDM optical interface of a millimeter wave fiber-wireless antenna base station", IEEE Trans. Microwave Theory Tech., vol. 49, no. 10, pp. 2006-2012, Oct. 2001.
  11. C. Lim, et al. "Technique for increasing optical spectral efficiency in millimeter-wave WDM fiber-radio", Electron. Lett., vol. 37, no. 16, pp. 1043-1045, 2001.
  12. H. Toda, et al. "A DWDM MM-wave fiber radio system by optical frequency interleaving for high spectra efficiency", in Proc. IEEE Topical Meeting Microwave Photonics (MWP 2001), 2002, pp. 85-88.
  13. M. Bakaul, et al. "Dispersion tolerant novel base station optical interface for future WDM fiber-radio systems", in Proc. Optical Internet/ Australian Conf. Optical Fiber Technology (COIN/ACOFT'03), 2003, pp. 683-686.
  14. C. Marra, et al. "Wavelength-Interleaved OADM's incorporating optimized multiple phase-shifted FBG's for fiber-radio systems", J. Lightw. Technol., vol. 21, no. 1, pp. 32-39, Jan. 2003.
  15. A. Loayssa, et al. "Design and performance of the bidirectional optical single-sideband modulator", J. Lightw. Technol., vol. 21, no. 4, pp. 1071-1082, Apr. 2003.
  16. T. Otani, et al. "Cascadability of passband-flattened arrayed waveguide-grating filters in WDM optical networks", IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett., vol. 11, no. 11, pp. 1414-1416, Nov. 1999.
  17. M. Fukui, et al. "Experimental verification of cascadability of 12 channel x 25 Gb/s WDM add/drop multiplexer employing unequally-spaced arrayed-waveguide grating", in Proc. 22nd Eur. Conf. Optical Communication (ECOC 1996), 1996, pp. 103-106.
  18. N. N. Khrais, et al. "Performance degradation of multiwavelength optical networks due to laser and (de)multiplexer misalignment", IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett., vol. 7, no. 11, pp. 1348-1350, Nov. 1995.
  19. D. Castleford, et al. "Optical crosstalk in fiber-radio WDM networks", IEEE Trans. Microwave Theory Tech., vol. 49, no. 10, pp. 2030-2035, Oct. 2001.
  20. C. Yang, et al. "Apodised fiber Bragg gratings fabricated with uniform phase mask using low cost apparatus", Electron. Lett., vol. 36, pp. 655-657, 2000.
  21. M. Attygalle, et al. "Simple, passive technique for performance enhancement of fiber wireless links", in Proc. of OptoElectronics and Communications Conf./Conf. Optical Internet (OECC/COIN2004), 2004, pp. 826-827.
  22. K. Kitayama, et al. "Dispersion effects of FBG filter and optical SSB filtering in DWDM millimeter wave fiber-radio systems", J. Lightw. Technol., vol. 20, no. 8, pp. 1397-1407, 2002.

Other (22)

R. Hofstetter, et al. "Dispersion effects in optical millimeter-wave systems using self heterodyne method for transport and generation", IEEE Trans. Microwave Theory Tech., vol. 43, no. 9, pp. 2263-2269, Sep. 1995.

W. I. Way, "Optical fiber-based microcellular systems: An overview", IEICE Trans. Commun., vol. E 76-B, no. 9, pp. 1078-1090, 1993.

H. Ogawa, et al. "Millimeter wave fiber optics systems for personal radio communication", IEEE Trans. Microwave Theory Tech., vol. 40, no. 12, pp. 2285-2293, Dec. 1992.

G. H. Smith, et al. "A millimeter wave full-duplex fiber-radio star-tree architecture incorporating WDM and SCM", IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett., vol. 10, no. 11, pp. 1650-1652, Nov. 1998.

R. Heinzelmann, et al. "Optical add-drop multiplexing of 60 GHZ millimeter wave signals in a WDM radio-on-fiber ring", in Proc. Optical Fiber Communication Conf. (OFC), vol. 4, 2000, pp. 137-139.

D. Wake, et al. "Passive pico-cell-New in wireless network infrastructure", Electron. Lett., vol. 33, pp. 404-406, 1997.

K. Kitayama, et al. "A good prospect for broadband millimeter wave fiber-radio access system-an approach to single optical component at antenna base station", in Proc. Microwave Symp. Dig. (IEEE MTT-S), vol. 3, Jun. 11-16 2000,TH4C-3,. pp. 1745-1748.

A. Stohr, et al. "Full duplex fiber optic RF subcarrier transmission using a dual-function modulator/photodetector", IEEE Trans. Microwave Theory Tech., vol. 47, no. 7, pp. 1338-1341, Jul. 1999.

H. Schmuck, "Comparison of optical millimeter-wave system concepts with regard to the chromatic dispersion", Electron. Lett., vol. 31, pp. 1848-1849, 1995.

A. Nirmalathas, et al. "Wavelength reuse in the WDM optical interface of a millimeter wave fiber-wireless antenna base station", IEEE Trans. Microwave Theory Tech., vol. 49, no. 10, pp. 2006-2012, Oct. 2001.

C. Lim, et al. "Technique for increasing optical spectral efficiency in millimeter-wave WDM fiber-radio", Electron. Lett., vol. 37, no. 16, pp. 1043-1045, 2001.

H. Toda, et al. "A DWDM MM-wave fiber radio system by optical frequency interleaving for high spectra efficiency", in Proc. IEEE Topical Meeting Microwave Photonics (MWP 2001), 2002, pp. 85-88.

M. Bakaul, et al. "Dispersion tolerant novel base station optical interface for future WDM fiber-radio systems", in Proc. Optical Internet/ Australian Conf. Optical Fiber Technology (COIN/ACOFT'03), 2003, pp. 683-686.

C. Marra, et al. "Wavelength-Interleaved OADM's incorporating optimized multiple phase-shifted FBG's for fiber-radio systems", J. Lightw. Technol., vol. 21, no. 1, pp. 32-39, Jan. 2003.

A. Loayssa, et al. "Design and performance of the bidirectional optical single-sideband modulator", J. Lightw. Technol., vol. 21, no. 4, pp. 1071-1082, Apr. 2003.

T. Otani, et al. "Cascadability of passband-flattened arrayed waveguide-grating filters in WDM optical networks", IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett., vol. 11, no. 11, pp. 1414-1416, Nov. 1999.

M. Fukui, et al. "Experimental verification of cascadability of 12 channel x 25 Gb/s WDM add/drop multiplexer employing unequally-spaced arrayed-waveguide grating", in Proc. 22nd Eur. Conf. Optical Communication (ECOC 1996), 1996, pp. 103-106.

N. N. Khrais, et al. "Performance degradation of multiwavelength optical networks due to laser and (de)multiplexer misalignment", IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett., vol. 7, no. 11, pp. 1348-1350, Nov. 1995.

D. Castleford, et al. "Optical crosstalk in fiber-radio WDM networks", IEEE Trans. Microwave Theory Tech., vol. 49, no. 10, pp. 2030-2035, Oct. 2001.

C. Yang, et al. "Apodised fiber Bragg gratings fabricated with uniform phase mask using low cost apparatus", Electron. Lett., vol. 36, pp. 655-657, 2000.

M. Attygalle, et al. "Simple, passive technique for performance enhancement of fiber wireless links", in Proc. of OptoElectronics and Communications Conf./Conf. Optical Internet (OECC/COIN2004), 2004, pp. 826-827.

K. Kitayama, et al. "Dispersion effects of FBG filter and optical SSB filtering in DWDM millimeter wave fiber-radio systems", J. Lightw. Technol., vol. 20, no. 8, pp. 1397-1407, 2002.

Cited By

OSA participates in CrossRef's Cited-By Linking service. Citing articles from OSA journals and other participating publishers are listed here.

Alert me when this article is cited.