An LTCC optical transceiver for radio-over-fiber

Y.X. Guo, L.C. Ong, B. Luo, M.Y.W. Chia, Mikko Karppinen, Kari Kautio, Jukka-Tapani Makinen, Jyrki Ollila

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In this paper, a low temperature co-fired ceramics (LTCC) optical transceiver for wireless LAN (802.11g) applications is implemented. The transmitter consists of a vertical cavity surface emitting laser (VCSEL) and laser driver chips while the receiver has photodiode and linear amplifier chips mounted on it. With a hole structure through the LTCC ceramic layers, the fiber can be properly aligned and supported while the light source or photo detector is flip-chipped on the other side of the substrate. Meanwhile, the transmission performance of the LTCC transceiver over a ROF network is evaluated. The measurements show that the LTCC transceiver module can be used for radio-over-fiber applications.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 35th European Microwave Conference
PublisherIEEE Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers
ISBN (Print)2-9600551-2-8
Publication statusPublished - 2005
MoE publication typeA4 Article in a conference publication
Event35th European Microwave Conference - Paris, France
Duration: 4 Oct 20056 Oct 2005


Conference35th European Microwave Conference

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