Macrodiversity Effect Using ROF Ubiquitous Antenna Architecture in Wireless CDMA System

Hideaki OHTSUKI  Katsutoshi TSUKAMOTO  Shozo KOMAKI  

Publication
IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Electronics   Vol.E86-C   No.7   pp.1197-1202
Publication Date: 2003/07/01
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Print ISSN: 0916-8516
Type of Manuscript: Special Section PAPER (Special Issue on Recent Progress in Microwave and Millimeter-wave Photonics Technologies)
Category: Photonics for Antenna Systems
Keyword: 
ROF,  ubiquitous antenna system,  macrodiversity,  RAKE reception,  

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Summary: 
This paper proposes an ROF ubiquitous antenna architecture for the wireless CDMA system. The proposed system separates each component of independent signals passing through the multipath in radio and optical links, which are gathered at passive double star link, by using RAKE reception and the macrodiversity effect is obtained. Theoretical analysis shows that the proposed system improves BER performance by 22 dB and reduces the transmission power and its control range by 19 dB.