Design of A Chaos-based Digital Radio over Fiber Transmission Link using ASK Modulation for Wireless Communication Systems


  • Vu Anh Dao Vietnam Posts and Telecommunications Group (Vietnam) image/svg+xml
  • Tran Tri Thanh Thuy Vietnam Posts and Telecommunications Group (Vietnam) image/svg+xml
  • Vo Nguyen Quoc Bao Vietnam Posts and Telecommunications Group (Vietnam) image/svg+xml
  • Truong Cao Dung Vietnam Posts and Telecommunications Group (Vietnam) image/svg+xml
  • Nguyen Xuan Quyen Hanoi University of Science and Technology image/svg+xml



C-RAN Architectures, optical path alignment, Wireless communication, performance, chaos-based communication, radio over fiber, RoF, amplitude shift keying, ASK, cloud radio access network


Secured broadband radio communications are becoming increasingly pivotal for high-speed connectivity in radio access networks, playing a crucial role in both mobile information systems and wireless IoT connections. This paper introduces a chaos-based two-channel digital radio communication system utilizing fiber optic radio transmission technology. The system comprises two radio channels operating at up to 1 Gbps using amplitude shift keying (ASK) modulation, followed by modulation with a chaotic sequence before conversion to the optical domain using the MZM modulator. To compensate for fiber loss, the system utilizes an Erbium Doped Fiber Amplifier (EDFA) and employs the optical links through standard ITU-G.655 optical fibers. Numerical simulation of the designed system is performed using the commercialized simulation software Optisystem V.15 to assess and characterize transmission performance. The results demonstrate the system’s effective operation on two channels with a fiber transmission distance of up to 110 km, maintaining a bit error ratio of less than 10−9. This feature ensures reliable performance for high-speed radio connections, particularly in applications such as fronthaul networks in cloud radio access and wireless sensor network connections.


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How to Cite

Dao, V. A., Thanh Thuy, T. T., Quoc Bao, V. N., Dung, T. C., & Quyen, N. X. (2024). Design of A Chaos-based Digital Radio over Fiber Transmission Link using ASK Modulation for Wireless Communication Systems. EAI Endorsed Transactions on Industrial Networks and Intelligent Systems, 11(1), e3.