Joint distribution of polarization-multiplexed UWB and WiMAX radio in PON

Joaquin Perez Soler, Maria Morant, Roberto Llorente, Javier Marti

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    Abstract

    In this paper, the feasibility of the joint distribution of ultra-wideband (UWB) and WIMAX wireless using polarization multiplexing as a coexistence technique is proposed and experimentally demonstrated within the framework of passive optical networks (PON). Four single- and orthogonal-polarization multiplexing schemes are studied targeting to reduce the mutual interference when UWB and WiMAX are distributed jointly through standard single-mode fiber (SSMF) without transmission impairments compensation techniques and amplification. Experimental results indicate successful transmission up to 25 km, in SSMF exceeding the range in typical PON deployments. The radio link penalty introduced by optical transmission is also investigated in this paper.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)1912-1919
    JournalJournal of Lightwave Technology
    Volume27
    Issue number12
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2009

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