Outdoor W-Band Hybrid Photonic Wireless Link Based on an Optical SFP+ Module

Simon Rommel , Sebastián Rodríguez , Łukasz Chorchos , Elizaveta P. Grakhova , Albert Kh. Sultanov , Jarosław Piotr Turkiewicz , Juan Jose Vegas Olmos , Idelfonso Tafur Monroy


— This letter proposes a W-band hybrid photonic wireless link based on a commercial small form-factor pluggable (SFP+) module and experimentally demonstrates its performance. Using a free running laser as local oscillator and heterodyne photonic upconversion, good frequency stability is achieved. Outdoor wireless transmission over 225 m with a bit error rate below 10−6 is demonstrated, and the maximum reach of the system with typical RF components is calculated, finding wireless distances above 2 km to be feasible. Being based on a commercial SFP+, the proposed hybrid photonic wireless link offers seamless integration with existing distribution networks and passive optical networks, and thus paves the way for future mobile front- and backhaul architectures.
Author Simon Rommel - Technical University Of Denmark (DTU) [Danmarks Tekniske Universitet]
Simon Rommel,,
, Sebastián Rodríguez - Technical University Of Denmark (DTU) [Danmarks Tekniske Universitet]
Sebastián Rodríguez,,
, Łukasz Chorchos (FEIT / IT)
Łukasz Chorchos,,
- The Institute of Telecommunications
, Elizaveta P. Grakhova - Ufa State Aviation Technical University [Ufa State Aviation Technical University]
Elizaveta P. Grakhova,,
, Albert Kh. Sultanov - Ufa State Aviation Technical University [Ufa State Aviation Technical University]
Albert Kh. Sultanov,,
, Jarosław Piotr Turkiewicz (FEIT / IT)
Jarosław Piotr Turkiewicz,,
- The Institute of Telecommunications
, Juan Jose Vegas Olmos - Technical University Of Denmark (DTU) [Danmarks Tekniske Universitet]
Juan Jose Vegas Olmos,,
, Idelfonso Tafur Monroy - [Technical University Of Denmark (DTU)]
Idelfonso Tafur Monroy,,
- Danmarks Tekniske Universitet
Journal seriesIEEE Photonics Technology Letters, ISSN 1041-1135
Issue year2016
Publication size in sheets115.15
Keywords in EnglishRadio-over-fiber, millimeter-wave communications, W-band wireless, microwave photonics, small form factor pluggables
ASJC Classification2208 Electrical and Electronic Engineering; 3107 Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics; 2504 Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
ProjectThe Develpment of Digital Communicatios. Project leader: Siuzdak Jerzy, , Phone: +48 22 234-7868, start date 27-04-2015, end date 31-12-2016, IT/2015/statut, Completed
WEiTI Działalność statutowa
Languageen angielski
2016 Chorchos Turkiewicz Outdoor W-Band Hybrid Photonic.pdf 1.7 MB
Score (nominal)30
Score sourcejournalList
ScoreMinisterial score = 30.0, 05-02-2020, ArticleFromJournal
Ministerial score (2013-2016) = 30.0, 05-02-2020, ArticleFromJournal
Publication indicators WoS Citations = 17; Scopus Citations = 25; GS Citations = 15.0; Scopus SNIP (Source Normalised Impact per Paper): 2016 = 1.21; WoS Impact Factor: 2016 = 2.375 (2) - 2016=2.037 (5)
Citation count*15 (2018-07-08)
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