5G NR Fiber Wireless System using Analog Optical Front Haul for Long Reach Applications

Muhammad Usman Hadi, Isha Mittal, Muhammad Siraj

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionpeer-review

Abstract

The Radio access network in fifth generation (5G) of mobile networks requires streamlining in order to absorb the enormous incoming wireless data traffic. In this context, this paper presents the realization and evaluation of 5G new radio (NR) fiber wireless (FiWi) multi input multi output (MIMO) wireless system for enhanced mobile broadband (eMBB) scenario utilizing digital predistortion (DPD). The optical fronthaul (OFH) has been realized with analog radio over fiber (A-RoF) technology. As a proof of concept, the proposed 5G NR signals encompasses the supercell in a long reach scenario at a wireless distance of 5 km while femto cell scenario is realized at a 10 meters distance with 20 GHz band. Additionally, a traditional volterra based DPD is applied for performance enhancement. The EVM (error vector magnitude) performance is estimated for 5G NR bands which meets the requirements set by third Generation Partnership Project (3GPP). It can be concluded that MIMO enabled 5G-NR FiWi system using OFH can be a buoyant contender for future fronthaul applications.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationICCISc 2021 - 2021 International Conference on Communication, Control and Information Sciences, Proceedings
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-6654-0295-8, 978-1-6654-1279-7
ISBN (Print)978-1-6654-3128-6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 16 Jun 2021
Event2021 International Conference on Communication, Control and Information Sciences, ICCISc 2021 - Virtual, Idukki, India
Duration: 16 Jun 202118 Jun 2021

Publication series

NameICCISc 2021 - 2021 International Conference on Communication, Control and Information Sciences, Proceedings

Conference

Conference2021 International Conference on Communication, Control and Information Sciences, ICCISc 2021
CountryIndia
CityVirtual, Idukki
Period16/06/2118/06/21

Keywords

  • 5G NR
  • DPD
  • MIMO
  • OFH
  • Radio-over-Fiber

Fingerprint

Dive into the research topics of '5G NR Fiber Wireless System using Analog Optical Front Haul for Long Reach Applications'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this