Latency analysis on W-band hybrid fiber-wireless link using software defined radio in real time

Keywords: Network Performance, Radio over Fiber, W band, Software defined radio


This paper reports an experimental comparison and analysis of latency for different modulation techniques at different data rates in W-band Radio-over-Fiber (RoF) transmission links. In addition, a software defined radio called GNU-Radio is employed with Universal Software Radio Peripherals (USRP) to generate and retrieve the transmitted signals. Likewise, it is used to test the end to end latency in the W-band RoF link. Our main contribution is achieving a W-Band low-latency wireless fiber link which fits to the key performance indicators of 5G networks.

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Author Biographies

Mónica Andrea Rico-Martinez, Universidad Nacional

Estudiante de Doctorado en Ingenieria Electrica, Magister en Ingenieria Electronica, Ingeniera de Telecomunicaciones con experiencia en docencia e investigacion

Grupo de Investigación Electrónica y Comunicaciones de Alta Frecuencia, Departamento de Ingeniería Eléctrica y Electrónica.

Álvaro Morales-Vicente, Universiteit Eindhoven

Electro-Optical Communications section, Department of Electrical Engineering. Technische

Rafael Puerta-Ramírez, Technical Denmark University DTU

Photonic Department

Víctor Mehmeri-Dantas, Technical Denmark University DTU

Photonic Department

Idelfonso Tafur-Monroy, Universiteit Eindhoven

Electro-Optical Communications section, Department of Electrical Engineering. Technische

Gloria Margarita Varon-Duran, Universidad Nacional

Docente / director Grupo CMUN

Grupo de Investigación Electrónica y Comunicaciones de Alta Frecuencia, Departamento de Ingeniería Eléctrica y Electrónica


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