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Multi-Gigabit Real-Time Signal Processing for Future Converged Networks

Fernandez del Rosal, L., Habel, K., Weide, S., Berenguer, P.W., Jungnickel, V, Farkas, P., Freund, R. (2016) Multi-Gigabit Real-Time Signal Processing for Future Converged Networks. IEEE File. 1.6Mb. Located at: Kent Academic Repository. (KAR id:54600)

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Abstract

The increasing demand for higher data rates in fixed and mobile networks requires the deployment of optical fibre, which is, however, not always possible. In order to bridge such missing links wirelessly, commercial radios support 1 Gbit/s. The main limitation towards higher data rates is the baseband signal processing speed, as the range above 1 Gbit/s is not yet covered by existing chipsets. In this paper, we present a further-developed bidirectional 5 Gbit/s mm-wave link, where the previously presented link [1] has been extended so that the major impairment effects on the real radio link, namely the carrier frequency offset (CFO) and I/Q imbalance, are now compensated for. The enhanced system has shown a 5 Gbit/s transmission over a wireless link of approximately 1 m with an average error vector magnitude (EVM) of -16.9 dB. This allows for an error-free transmission using standard Forward Error Correction (FEC) methods

Item Type: Datasets / databases
Projects: Intelligent Converged network consolidating radio and optical access around user equipment (iCIRRUS)
Subjects: T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics. Nuclear engineering > TK5101 Telecommunications > TK5103.59 Optical communications
Divisions: Divisions > Division of Computing, Engineering and Mathematical Sciences > School of Engineering and Digital Arts
Funders: [UNSPECIFIED] EU Commission, Horizon 2020
Depositing User: Kornelia Jumel
Date Deposited: 16 Aug 2016 14:00 UTC
Last Modified: 22 Nov 2021 15:31 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/54600 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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