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Fiber link design considerations for cloud-Radio Access Networks

Gomes, Nathan J., Assimakopoulos, Philippos, Vieira, Luis C., Sklikas, Pavlos (2014) Fiber link design considerations for cloud-Radio Access Networks. In: IEEE International Conference on Communications ICC 2014. . pp. 382-387. (doi:10.1109/ICCW.2014.6881227) (KAR id:44016)

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Abstract

Analog radio over fiber (RoF) links may offer advantages for cloud-Radio Access Networks in terms of component cost, but the behavior of the distortion with large numbers of subcarriers needs to be understood. In this paper, this is presented in terms of the variation between subcarriers. Memory polynomial predistortion is also shown to compensate for RoF and wireless path distortion. Whether for digitized or analog links, it is shown that appropriate framing structure parameters must be used to assure performance, especially of time-division duplex systems.

Item Type: Conference or workshop item (Paper)
DOI/Identification number: 10.1109/ICCW.2014.6881227
Subjects: T Technology
Divisions: Faculties > Sciences > School of Engineering and Digital Arts
Faculties > Sciences > School of Engineering and Digital Arts > Broadband & Wireless Communications
Depositing User: Tina Thompson
Date Deposited: 05 Nov 2014 10:00 UTC
Last Modified: 29 Apr 2020 03:06 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/44016 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
Gomes, Nathan J.: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-3763-3699
Assimakopoulos, Philippos: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2550-1317
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