Analysis of and Compensation for Non-Ideal RoF Links in DAS

Hekkala, A. and Lasanen, M. and Harjula, I. and Vieira, L.C. and Gomes, N.J. and Nkansah, A. and Bittner, S. and Diehm, F. and Kotzsch, V. (2010) Analysis of and Compensation for Non-Ideal RoF Links in DAS. IEEE Wireless Communications Magazine, 17 (3). pp. 52-59. (The full text of this publication is not available from this repository)

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Abstract

Distributed antenna systems have been found to be an elegant solution for the problems arising in high-data-rate wireless communication, particularly in large service areas. This article considers radio over fiber links as an essential part of the DAS, connecting the central unit with the remote antenna units. In particular, we analyze and discuss delays and nonlinearities stemming from the RoF links. In addition, we study the compensation for these impairments. Our studies indicate that the RoF links are a viable and cost-effective solution for implementing the DAS, although some of the RoF link non-idealities require compensation.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering > TK5101 Telecommunications > TK5103.59 Optical communications, Fibre-optics
Divisions: Faculties > Science Technology and Medical Studies > School of Engineering and Digital Arts > Broadband & Wireless Communications
Depositing User: J. Harries
Date Deposited: 15 Oct 2010 14:41
Last Modified: 15 Oct 2010 14:41
Resource URI: http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/25878 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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