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Ultra-wideband radio signals distribution in FTTH networks

By Roberto Llorente, Tiago Alves, Maria Morant, Marta Beltran, Joaquin Perez Soler, Adolfo Cartaxo and Javier Marti

Abstract

The use of an ultra-wideband (UWB) radio technique is proposed as a viable solution for the distribution of high-definition audio/video content in fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) networks. The approach suitability is demonstrated by the transmission of standards-based UWB signals at 1.25 Gb/s along different FTTH fiber links with 25 km up to 60 km of standard single-mode fiber length in a laboratory experiment. Experimental results suggest that orthogonal frequency-division-multiplexed UWB signals exhibit better transmission performance in FFTH networks than impulse radio UWB signals

Topics: H600
Publisher: IEEE
Year: 2008
DOI identifier: 10.1109/lpt.2008.922329
OAI identifier: oai:nrl.northumbria.ac.uk:2869

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