Design of Low-Cost Multimode Fiber Fed Indoor Wireless Networks

Das, Anjali and Nkansah, Anthony and Gomes, Nathan J. and Garcia Zuazola, Ignacio Julio and Batchelor, John C. and Wake, David (2006) Design of Low-Cost Multimode Fiber Fed Indoor Wireless Networks. IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, 54 (8). pp. 3426-3432. ISSN 0018-9480. (Full text available)

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Abstract

A low-cost option for transporting global system for mobile communication, Universal Mobile Telecommunication System and wideband local area network (WLAN) signals using multimode fiber (MMF) with 850-nm vertical-cavity surface-emitting lasers (VCSELs) is investigated through range predictions from a link budget analysis. These predictions are experimentally verified for WLAN signal transmission in an office environment, using a commercial access point and a 300-m (OM1/OM2) MMF link with low-cost 850-nm VCSEL transmitters. The analysis indicates that good performance and signal coverage is possible with optimum design of indoor fiber-fed wireless systems, even when using such inexpensive components.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Divisions: Faculties > Science Technology and Medical Studies > School of Engineering and Digital Arts > Broadband & Wireless Communications
Depositing User: John Batchelor
Date Deposited: 19 Dec 2007 18:14
Last Modified: 03 Jun 2014 08:43
Resource URI: http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/432 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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