Investigating the Performance of SCM/MMW/RoF Optical-Wireless Access System for Next Generation Communications
In this paper, we propose a model of subcarrier multiplexing millimeter wave radio-over-fiber SCM/MMW/RoF optical-wireless access system for next generation mobile communications using QPSK modulation. We then calculate signal and total noise power at the end of optical fiber link and at mobile subscribers through wireless medium. Next, system performance showed by SNR, BER at the end of system is determined. They are investigated, compared, evaluated by Matlab in many different scenarios including BER performance versus EDFA’s Gain, optical transmitter power at central office (CO), optical oscillator power in coherent receiver, wireless frequencies, wireless link distance corresponding to two wireless cases of Line of Sight (LoS) and Non Line of Sight (NLoS). Numerical results show that when number of SCM channels increase system performance becomes worse due to nonlinear effect in SCM modulation.