15 Gb/s 50-cm wireless link using a high power compact III-V 84 GHz transmitter

Wang, J., Al-Khalidi, A. , Wang, L., Morariu, R. , Ofiare, A. and Wasige, E. (2018) 15 Gb/s 50-cm wireless link using a high power compact III-V 84 GHz transmitter. IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, 66(11), pp. 4698-4705. (doi:10.1109/TMTT.2018.2859983)

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Abstract

This paper reports on a 15-Gb/s wireless link that employs a high-power resonant tunneling diode (RTD) oscillator as a transmitter (Tx). The fundamental carrier frequency is 84 GHz and the maximum output power is 2 mW without any power amplifier. The reported performance is over a 50-cm link, with simple amplitude shift keying modulation utilized. The 15-Gb/s data link shows correctable bit error rate (BER) of 4.1 x 10⁻³, while the lower data rates of 10 and 5 Gb/s show a BER of 3.6 x 10⁻⁴ and 1.0 x 10⁻⁶, respectively. These results demonstrate that the RTD Tx is a promising candidate for the next-generation low-cost, compact, ultrahigh data rates wireless communication systems.

Item Type:Articles
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Wasige, Professor Edward and Morariu, Razvan and Wang, Dr Jue and Ofiare, Dr Afesomeh and Al-Khalidi, Dr Abdullah
Authors: Wang, J., Al-Khalidi, A., Wang, L., Morariu, R., Ofiare, A., and Wasige, E.
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Engineering > Electronics and Nanoscale Engineering
Journal Name:IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques
Publisher:IEEE
ISSN:0018-9480
ISSN (Online):1557-9670
Published Online:14 August 2018
Copyright Holders:Copyright © 2018 IEEE
First Published:First published in IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques 66(11):4698-4705
Publisher Policy:Reproduced in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher

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