Analogue Radio-Over-Fiber Fronthaul with UDWDM-based Delay Dissemination for Photonic-Assisted RF Beam Steering

ECOC 2020, virtual event, Dec. 2020, Th.2G.7


Dinka Milovančev, Nemanja Vokić, David Löschenbrand, Thomas Zemen, and Bernhard Schrenk


We integrate beam steering in a coherent ultra-dense WDM fronthaul to steer the beam of a 1×3 phased-array remote radio head. Deflected OFDM radio signal transmission at a low error vector magnitude of 3.4% is experimentally demonstrated in virtue of low-complexity coherent receivers.

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