- Research Article
- Open Access
Fiber over Wireless Chromatic Dispersion Compensation for a Better Quality of Service
EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking volume 2006, Article number: 085980 (2006)
"Anywhere" and, in particular, "anyhow": these are the two best words that can describe an ad hoc wireless network that is due to the increasing demand for connectivity in such an information society. Ad hoc wireless networks can be described as dynamic multihop wireless networks with mobile nodes. However, the mobility condition can be relaxed, and we can consider an ad hoc wireless network as a reconfigurable network where all the nodes are connected to the local environment through wireless links, and where there is not a central or dominant node—as opposed to, for example, the case of cellular wireless networks where a base station is located in each cell. When ad hoc networks are backboned by fibers, distortion of the optical link presents one of the major issues. In this paper, we will be addressing one of the fundamental problems, namely, chromatic dispersion in the fiber optic prior reaching the access points. This will ensure an adequate quality of service (QoS).
Smith GH, Nirmalathas A, Yates J, Novak D: Dispersion effects in millimeter-wave fiber-radio systems employing direct-sequence code division multiple access. Optical Fiber Technology 1999,5(2):165-174. 10.1006/ofte.1998.0290
Agrawal GP: Nonlinear Fiber Optics. 3rd edition. Academic Press, San Diego, Calif, USA; 2001.
Han J, Seo B-J, Han Y, Jalali B, Fetterman HR: Reduction of fiber chromatic dispersion effects in fiber-wireless and photonic time-stretching system using polymer modulators. Journal of Lightwave Technology 2003,21(6):1504-1509. 10.1109/JLT.2003.812155
Agrawal GP: Fiber-Optic Communication Systems. 2nd edition. Wiley-Interscience, New York, NY, USA; 1997.
Morito K, Sahara R, Sato K, Kotaki Y:Penalty-free 10 Gb/s NRZ transmission over 100 km of standard fiber at 1.55m with a blue-chirp modulator integrated DFB laser. IEEE Photonics Technology Letters 1996,8(3):431-433. 10.1109/68.481140
Nielsen T, Chandrasekhar S: OFC 2004 workshop on optical and electronic mitigation of impairments. Journal of Lightwave Technology 2005,23(1):131-142.
Bülow H: Electronic equalization of transmission impairments. Proceedings of Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exhibit (OFC '02), March 2002, Anaheim, Calif, USA 1: 24-25.
Guizani S, Hamam H, Bouslimani Y, Cheriti A: High bit rate optical communications: limitations and perspectives. IEEE Canadian Review 2005., 50:
Benkabou F, Hamam H: Optical behaviour of periodic structures. IEEE Canadian Review 2004, 46: 25-27.