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Experimental evaluation of a radio-on-FSO communication system for multiple RF signal transmission
Author(s): Kamugisha Kazaura; Pham Dat; Abdelmoula Bekkali; Alam Shah; Toshiji Suzuki; Kazuhiko Wakamori; Mitsuji Matsumoto; Takuya Nakamura; Koichi Takahashi; Takeshi Higashino; Yuji Aburakawa; Katsutoshi Tsukamoto; Shozo Komaki
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Paper Abstract

In this paper we present the design concept plus experimental results and evaluation of a newly developed advanced DWDM Radio-on-Free-Space Optical (RoFSO) communication system capable of simultaneous transmission of multiple RF signals. The RoFSO system is evaluated based on the performance metric parameters defined for the various RF signals comprising of different wireless services including terrestrial digital broadcasting signals, cellular 3GPP W-CDMA signals, IEEE 802.11 WLAN based signals etc being transmitted over the RoFSO link. The performance metric parameters being considered include standard optical received power, CNR and BER characteristics, W-CDMA signal transmission metric parameters like Adjacent Channel Leakage Ratio (ACLR) and Error Vector Magnitude (EVM), modulation error ratio (MER) for digital terrestrial television broadcasting signals as well as spectrum mask and EVM for IEEE 802.11 Wireless LAN signal transmission.

Paper Details

Date Published: 24 February 2009
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 7199, Free-Space Laser Communication Technologies XXI, 719907 (24 February 2009); doi: 10.1117/12.808791
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Kamugisha Kazaura, Waseda Univ. (Japan)
Pham Dat, Waseda Univ. (Japan)
Abdelmoula Bekkali, Waseda Univ. (Japan)
Alam Shah, Waseda Univ. (Japan)
Toshiji Suzuki, Waseda Univ. (Japan)
Kazuhiko Wakamori, Waseda Univ. (Japan)
Mitsuji Matsumoto, Waseda Univ. (Japan)
Takuya Nakamura, Osaka Univ. (Japan)
Koichi Takahashi, Osaka Univ. (Japan)
Takeshi Higashino, Osaka Univ. (Japan)
Yuji Aburakawa, Osaka Univ. (Japan)
Katsutoshi Tsukamoto, Osaka Univ. (Japan)
Shozo Komaki, Osaka Univ. (Japan)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7199:
Free-Space Laser Communication Technologies XXI
Hamid Hemmati, Editor(s)

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