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Optical and wireless-integrated next-generation access network based on coherent technologies
Author(s): Toshihiko Hirooka; Masato Yoshida; Keisuke Kasai; Masataka Nakazawa
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Paper Abstract

We present the latest progress on digital coherent optical transmission technologies and their prospects for deployment for broadband radio access, ultimately realizing a full-coherent integrated network. Recent advances in digital coherent optical transmission technologies have made it possible to utilize both the intensity and phase of an optical field, thus allowing seamless convergence with a wireless network. Such a system, which we term a full-coherent system, can offer substantial advantages in terms of transparency, cost, and bandwidth scalability for broadband radio access networks.

Paper Details

Date Published: 12 February 2016
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 9772, Broadband Access Communication Technologies X, 977203 (12 February 2016); doi: 10.1117/12.2211860
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Toshihiko Hirooka, Tohoku Univ. (Japan)
Masato Yoshida, Tohoku Univ. (Japan)
Keisuke Kasai, Tohoku Univ. (Japan)
Masataka Nakazawa, Tohoku Univ. (Japan)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 9772:
Broadband Access Communication Technologies X
Benjamin B. Dingel; Katsutoshi Tsukamoto, Editor(s)

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