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MCF Skew Estimation at the Receiver for ARoF Antenna Beamforming

Abstract : Multicore fibers can be used for Radio over Fiber transmission of mmwave signals for phased array antennas in 5G networks. The inter-core skew of these fibers distorts the radiation pattern and has to be measured and compensated. We propose a method to accurately measure the differential delays remotely, after installation, without intervening heavily with the transmitter setup. The properties of the phase response measured at a distant receiver are exploited to acquire the differential delays among the antenna array elements.
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Thomas Nikas, Evangelos Pikasis, Sotiris Karabetsos, Dimitris Syvridis. MCF Skew Estimation at the Receiver for ARoF Antenna Beamforming. 23th International IFIP Conference on Optical Network Design and Modeling (ONDM), May 2019, Athens, Greece. pp.560-569, ⟨10.1007/978-3-030-38085-4_48⟩. ⟨hal-03200651⟩



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