Transmission of data with orthogonal frequency division multiplexing technique for communication networks using GHz frequency band soliton carrier

TitleTransmission of data with orthogonal frequency division multiplexing technique for communication networks using GHz frequency band soliton carrier
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2014
AuthorsIraj Amiri, Monireh Ebrahimi, Amir Yazdavar, S. Ghorbani, S. Alavi, S. Idrus, J. Ali
JournalIET Communications
Volume8
Issue8
Pagination1364 - 1373
Date Published05/2014
ISSN Number1751-8628
Accession Number14282496
Keywordsdiscrete wavelet transforms, fast Fourier transforms, intercarrier, interference, micro-optomechanical devices, micromechanical resonators, microwave photonics, OFDM modulation, optical fibre networks, optical resonators, optical solitons
Abstract

Microring resonators (MRRs) can be used to generate optical millimetre-wave solitons with a broadband frequency of 40-60 GHz. Non-linear light behaviours within MRRs, such as chaotic signals, can be used to generate logic codes (digital codes). The soliton signals can be multiplexed and modulated with the logic codes using an orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM) technique to transmit the data via a network system. OFDM uses overlapping subcarriers without causing inter-carrier interference. It provides both a high data rate and symbol duration using frequency division multiplexing over multiple subcarriers within one channel. The results show that MRRs support both single-carrier and multi-carrier optical soliton pulses, which can be used in an OFDM based on whether fast Fourier transform or discrete wavelet transform transmission/receiver system. Localised ultra-short soliton pulses within frequencies of 50 and 52 GHz can be seen at the throughput port of the panda system with respect to full-width at half-maximum (FWHM) and free spectrum range of 5 MHz and 2 GHz, respectively. The soliton pulses with FWHMs of 10 MHz could be generated at the drop port. Therefore, transmission of data information can be performed via a communication network using soliton pulse carriers and an OFDM technique.

DOI10.1049/iet-com.2013.0077
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