1.244-Gb/s data distribution in 60-GHz remote optical frequency up-conversion systems

Jun Hyuk Seo, Young Kwang Seo, Woo Young Choi

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We experimentally demonstrate 63-GHz 1.244-Gb/s radio-on-fiber downlink data distribution using the remote optical frequency up-conversion technique. Sixty-three-gigahertz optical heterodyne local oscillator signals are cross-gain modulated by optical baseband signals inside a semiconductor optical amplifier. After photodetection, frequency up-converted signals at 63 GHz are generated. The bit-error-rate performance is investigated as a function of optical baseband signal power in a wide wavelength range.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1389-1391
Number of pages3
JournalIEEE Photonics Technology Letters
Issue number12
Publication statusPublished - 2006 Jun 15

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Manuscript received February 8, 2006; revised March 27, 2006. This work was supported by the Ministry of Science and Technology of Korea through the National Research Laboratory Program. J.-H. Seo and W.-Y. Choi are with the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Yonsei University, Seoul 120-749, Korea (e-mail: wchoi@yonsei.ac.kr). Y.-K. Seo is with Digital Solution Center, Samsung Electronics Co., LTD, Seoul 135-524, Korea (e-mail: west.seo@ samsung.co). Digital Object Identifier 10.1109/LPT.2006.877246 Fig. 1. Operation schematic of SOA-PD frequency up-converter. (Color version available online at http://ieeexplore.ieee.org.) Fig. 2. Measurement setup for SOA XGM frequency response. OBPF: optical bandpass filter. LD: laser diode. TLS: tunable laser source. MZM: Mach– Zehnder modulator. (Color version available online at http://ieeexplore.ieee.org.)

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering


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