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Array-antenna-electrode electro-optic modulators for millimeter-wave radio-over-fiber systems
Author(s): Hiroshi Murata; Toshiyuki Inoue; Yuuki Matsukawa; Hironori Aya; Takashi Ikeda; Yasuyuki Okamura
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Paper Abstract

We have proposed and developed array-antenna-electrode electro-optic (EO) LiNbO3 modulators to convert wireless millimeter-wave signals to optical signals. In particular, by introducing polarization-reversed structures in the LiNbO3 crystal/film of the device substrate, the advanced functions of discrimination between space-division-multiplexed (SDM) wireless signals and generation of optical single-sideband (SSB) modulation signals are obtainable. In this paper, newly developed EO modulators operating in the 60 GHz band are presented. Applications to up-links in fifth generation (5G) mobile communication systems are also discussed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 28 January 2017
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 10128, Broadband Access Communication Technologies XI, 1012809 (28 January 2017); doi: 10.1117/12.2253586
Show Author Affiliations
Hiroshi Murata, Osaka Univ. (Japan)
Toshiyuki Inoue, Osaka Univ. (Japan)
Yuuki Matsukawa, Osaka Univ. (Japan)
Hironori Aya, Osaka Univ. (Japan)
Takashi Ikeda, Osaka Univ. (Japan)
Yasuyuki Okamura, Osaka Univ. (Japan)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 10128:
Broadband Access Communication Technologies XI
Benjamin B. Dingel; Katsutoshi Tsukamoto; Spiros Mikroulis, Editor(s)

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