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REPEATERLESS HYBRID CATV/16-QAM OFDM TRANSPORT SYSTEMS

By C.-H. Chang, T.-H. Tan, H.-H. Lu, W.-Y. Lin, and S.-J. Tzeng

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Abstract:
A repeaterless hybrid CATV/16-quadrature amplitude modulation (QAM) orthogonal frequency-division multiplexing (OFDM) transport system employing half-split-band and remote light injection techniques is proposed and demonstrated. Over an 80-km SMF transmission without optical amplification, good performances of carrier-to-noise ratio (CNR), composite second order (CSO), and composite triple beat (CTB) were obtained for CATV band; simultaneous high CNR and low bit error rate (BER) values were achieved for 16-QAM OFDM band. This architecture presents a feasible way to transmit both analog and digital video signals.

Citation:
C.-H. Chang, T.-H. Tan, H.-H. Lu, W.-Y. Lin, and S.-J. Tzeng, "Repeaterless Hybrid CATV/16-Qam OFDM Transport Systems," Progress In Electromagnetics Research Letters, Vol. 8, 171-179, 2009.
doi:10.2528/PIERL09033107

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