1 December 2017 Optical RRH working in an all-optical fronthaul network
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Proceedings Volume 10603, Photonics, Devices, and Systems VII; 106030I (2017) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2284951
Event: Photonics Prague 2017, 2017, Prague, Czech Republic
Abstract
The paper presents an example of an optical RRH (Remote Radio Head) design, which is equipped with photonic components for direct connection to an all-optical network. The features that can be fulfilled by an all-optical network are indicated to support future 5G mobile networks. The demand for optical bandwidth in fronthaul/midhaul distribution network links, working in D-RoF and A-RoF formats was performed. The increase in demand is due to the very large traffic generated by the Optical Massive-MIMO RRH/RRU will work in format of an Active-Distributed Antenna System (A-DAS). An exemplary next-generation mobile network that will utilize O-RRH and an all-optical backbone is presented. All components of presented network will work in the Centralized/Cloud Radio Access Network (C-RAN) architecture, which is achievable by control with the use of the OpenFlow (OF).
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Zbigniew Zakrzewski, Zbigniew Zakrzewski, } "Optical RRH working in an all-optical fronthaul network", Proc. SPIE 10603, Photonics, Devices, and Systems VII, 106030I (1 December 2017); doi: 10.1117/12.2284951; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2284951
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