Optical OFDM Signal Generation by Optical Phase Modulator and Its Application in ROF System

Conference: ECOC 2009 - 35th European Conference on Optical Communication
09/20/2009 - 09/24/2009 at Vienna, Austria

Proceedings: ECOC 2009

Pages: 2Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Cao, Z.; Dong, Z.; Lu, J.; Xia, M.; Chen, L. (Key Laboratory for Micro/Nano Opto-Electronic Devices of Ministry of Education and School of Computer and Communication, Hunan University, Changsha, China)

We have demonstrated optical OFDM signal generation by an optical phase modulator and applied it in a 40GHz ROF symmetric system. The power penalty for the downlink data after transmission over 50km SMF is smaller than 0.5dB; while for the up-link data, the power penalty can be neglected.