Evaluation of Interference between Parallel 120-GHz-Band Wireless Link Systems with High-Gain Cassegrain Antennas

Jun TAKEUCHI  Akihiko HIRATA  Hiroyuki TAKAHASHI  Naoya KUKUTSU  

Publication
IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Electronics   Vol.E96-C    No.10    pp.1294-1300
Publication Date: 2013/10/01
Online ISSN: 1745-1353
DOI: 10.1587/transele.E96.C.1294
Print ISSN: 0916-8516
Type of Manuscript: Special Section PAPER (Special Section on Emerging Technologies and Applications for Microwave and Millimeter-Wave Systems)
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Keyword: 
millimeter-wave radio communications,  broadband communications,  photodiode,  HEMT,  

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Summary: 
This paper investigates space and polarization multiplexing for multichannel transmission in a 120-GHz band wireless link system. The 120-GHz-band wireless equipment employs Cassegrain antennas with a gain of about 49dBi and cross-polar discrimination of 23dB. When each of two 120-GHz wireless links transmits a 10-Gbit/s data signal in the same direction over a distance of 800m, a bit error rate (BER) of below 10-12 is obtained when the receivers are set 30m apart. When forward error correction and polarization multiplexing are used for each wireless link, we can set two wireless links within 1m of each other and obtain a BER below 10-12. Moreover, we have experimentally shown that the rain attenuation of V- and H-polarization 120-GHz-band signal is almost the same.