Real-Time Demonstration of an Optically Powered Radio Head for Low-Power Small Cells with 94 dB End-to-End Budget

Conference: ECOC 2016 - 42nd European Conference on Optical Communication
09/18/2016 - 09/22/2016 at Düsseldorf, Deutschland

Proceedings: ECOC 2016

Pages: 3Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Schrenk, Bernhard; Zemen, Thomas (AIT Austrian Institute of Technology, Dept. Digital Safety & Security / Optical Quantum Technology, Donau-City-Str. 1, 1220 Vienna, Austria)

End-to-end analogue down- and uplink radio transmission with real-time signal processing is experimentally demonstrated using a technologically lean and energy-conscious remote radio head. Powering through the fronthaul at an optical feed of 290 mW enables a centralised power supply.