18 December 2000 Photonics for millimeter-wave broadband wireless
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This paper reviews some recent developments of high-speed millimeter-wave photonic components and their application in millimeter-wave fiber-wireless systems. In particular, this paper is concerned with waveguide transceiver elements designed for simultaneous modulation and photodetection at mm-wave frequencies, where the transceiver concept is based upon electroabsorption in multiple-quantum wells. The fabrication procedure of such 1.55 micrometers electroabsorption transceivers (EAT) on InP substrates in briefly reported and the successful employment of mm-wave EATs in a 60-GHZ fiber- wireless network is demonstrated. Furthermore, a 60-GHz mm- wave band point-to-point fiber-wireless link architecture employing an EAT is presented and full-duplex broadband transmission within the 60-GHz band is experimentally achieved.
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Andreas Stoehr, Andreas Stoehr, Robert Heinzelmann, Robert Heinzelmann, Ken-ichi Kitayama, Ken-ichi Kitayama, Toshiaki Kuri, Toshiaki Kuri, Dieter Jaeger, Dieter Jaeger, } "Photonics for millimeter-wave broadband wireless", Proc. SPIE 4111, Terahertz and Gigahertz Electronics and Photonics II, (18 December 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.422148; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.422148
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