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Optical Engineering • Open Access

Review of physical layer networking for optical-wireless integration

Paper Abstract

We present a review of physical networking options and enabling system technologies for efficient unification of optical and wireless access backhaul infrastructure. Different physical layer integration architectures are reviewed in conjunction with the possible wireless signal transport schemes. We also review some of our research work as one possible physical layer integration technique using RF-overlay passive optical network incorporating an optical tandem single sideband (OTSSB) modulation scheme for simultaneous transport of wired and wireless signals.

Paper Details

Date Published: 20 October 2015
PDF: 12 pages
Opt. Eng. 55(3) 031113 doi: 10.1117/1.OE.55.3.031113
Published in: Optical Engineering Volume 55, Issue 3
Show Author Affiliations
Christina Lim, The Univ. of Melbourne (Australia)
Ka Lun Lee, The Univ. of Melbourne (Australia)
Ampalavanapillai T. Nirmalathas, The Univ. of Melbourne (Australia)


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