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Development of Millimeter-Wave Radio-over-Fiber Technology

  title={Development of Millimeter-Wave Radio-over-Fiber Technology},
  author={Yong and Zhang},
Millimeter-wave radio-over-fiber techno- logy demonstrates the potential for providing wireless broad-band service in the next generation wireless communication system. Optical generation of millimeter-wave signal is one of the most important technologies of millimeter-wave radio-over-fiber system. The virtues and shortcomings of some ways of optical generation of millimeter-wave signal are discussed. Then optical millimeter-wave signal transmission perfor- mance is described. Finally, an… 

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