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

Wang, Guoqing, Habib, Usman, Yan, Zhijun, Gomes, Nathan J., Zhang, Lin, 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. (doi:10.1109/MWP.2017.8168644)

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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)
DOI/Identification number: 10.1109/MWP.2017.8168644
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: 29 May 2019 19:22 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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