Experimental Analyses and Heterodyne Method for Millimeter Wave Signal Generation

밀리미터 신호생성을 위한 헤테로다인 기법 및 실험적 해석

  • 김정태 (목원대학교 공과대학 정보전자영상공학부)
  • Published : 2006.12.30

Abstract

In this paper, We have proposed an Heterodyne technique to generate millimeter-wave signal. Microwave signals in cellular broadband mobile communication networks and distributed networks can favorably be generated and distributed by optical techniques. In principle, these techniques have already been investigated for optical control of phase-array antennas, characterization of photo-detector and phase locking of millimeter-wave oscillators and now being applied to wireless communications. The generation and transmission of millimeter-wave radio signals by optical means is of interest for future pico-cell broadband mobile communication system, especially for systems operating at frequencies of 300GHz.

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