In-fibre diffraction grating based beam steering for full duplex optical wireless communication

Wang, Guoqing and Habib, Usman and Yan, Zhijun and Gomes, Nathan J. and Zhang, Lin and Wang, Chao (2017) In-fibre diffraction grating based beam steering for full duplex optical wireless communication. In: International Topical Meeting on Microwave Photonics (MWP), 2017, 23-26 Oct 2017, Beijing. (In press) (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided)

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Abstract

A novel approach to achieve wavelength controlled optical beam steering using a 45° tilted fiber grating (TFG) for full-duplex indoor optical wireless transmission is proposed and experimentally demonstrated for the first time. The 45° TFG functions as an in-fiber passive diffraction device for wavelength steered light emission and reception, which enables full-duplex optical wireless transmission. The unique advantages of using an in-fiber TFG device for beam steering include high diffraction efficiency, low cost, compactness and inherent compatibility with existing fiber links. In a proof-of-concept experiment, free-space full-duplex transmission over 1.4 m with data rate of 9.6 Gb/s per beam has been demonstrated using 2.4 GHz bandwidth signals.

Item Type: Conference or workshop item (Paper)
Subjects: T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering > TK5101 Telecommunications > TK5103.59 Optical communications, Fibre-optics
Divisions: Faculties > Sciences > School of Engineering and Digital Arts > Broadband & Wireless Communications
Depositing User: Chao Wang
Date Deposited: 15 Aug 2017 15:47 UTC
Last Modified: 15 Aug 2017 15:47 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/62821 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
Wang, Chao: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0454-8079
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