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Publication List

This list contains most but not all of my publications. Each section is organised into chronological order.

Journal Articles

[1] G.H. Smith, D. Novak, C. Lim, and K. Wu, "Full-duplex broadband millimetre-wave optical transport system for fibre-wireless access", Electronics Letters, Vol. 33, No. 13, pp. 1159-1160, June 1997.

[2] G.H. Smith, D. Novak, and C. Lim, "A millimeter-wave full-duplex fiber-radio star-tree architecture incorporating WDM and SCM", IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, Vol. 10, No. 11, pp. 1650-1652, Nov. 1998.

[3] C. Lim, A. Nirmalathas, and D. Novak, "Techniques for multi-channel data transmission using a multi-section laser in millimeter-wave fiber-radio systems", IEEE Trans. Microwave Theory and Techniques, Vol. 47, No. 7, pp. 1351-1357, July 1999.
[4] C. Lim, A. Nirmalathas, D. Novak, and R. Waterhouse, "Optimisation of a baseband modulation scheme for millimetre-wave fibre-radio systems", IEE Electronics Letters, Vol. 36, No. 5, pp. 442-443, Mar. 2000.

[5] C. Lim, A. Nirmalathas, D. Novak, and R. Waterhouse, "Dynamic range of a multi-section laser in a millimetre-wave fibre-radio uplink", IEE Electronics Letters, Vol. 36, No. 11, pp. 975-977, May 2000.

[6] C. Lim, A. Nirmalathas, D. Novak, R. Waterhouse, and G. Yoffe, "Millimeter-wave broadband fiber-wireless system incorporating baseband data transmission over fiber and remote LO delivery", IEEE/OSA Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol.18, No. 10, pp. 1355-1363, Oct. 2000.

[7] A. Nirmalathas, C. Lim, D. Novak, and R.B. Waterhouse, "Progress in millimeter-wave fiber-radio access networks", Annals of Telecommunications, Vol. 56, No.1-2, pp. 1-12, Jan. 2001.

[8] C. Lim, D. Novak, A. Nirmalathas, and G.H. Smith, "Dispersion-induced power penalties in millimeter-wave signal transmission using multi-section DBR semiconductor lasers", IEEE Trans. Microwave Theory and Techniques, Vol. 49, No. 2, pp. 288-296, Feb. 2001.

[9] A. Nirmalathas, D. Novak, C. Lim, and R.B. Waterhouse, "Wavelength re-use in the WDM optical interface of a millimeter-wave fiber wireless antenna base-station", IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory & Techniques, vol. 49, no. 10, pp. 2006-2012, Oct. 2001.

[10] C. Lim, A. Nirmalathas, D. Novak, R.S. Tucker, and R.B. Waterhouse, "Technique for increasing optical spectral efficiency in millimeter-wave WDM fibre-radio", IEE Electronics Letters, Vol. 37, No. 16, pp. 1043-1045, Aug. 2001.

[11] R.B. Waterhouse, D. Novak, A. Nirmalathas, and C. Lim, "Broadband printed sectoral coverage antennas for millimetre-wave wireless applications", IEEE Trans. Antennas and Propagation, Vol. 50, No. 1, pp. 12-16, Jan. 2002.

[12] C. Marra, A. Nirmalathas, D. Novak, C. Lim, L. Reekie, J.A. Besley, N.J. Baker, "The impact of grating dispersion on transmission performance in a millimeter-wave fiber-radio system", IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, Vol. 14, No. 9, pp. 1345-1347, Sept. 2002.

[13] C. Marra, A. Nirmalathas, D. Novak, C. Lim, L. Reekie, J. Besley, and N. Baker, "Wavelength interleaved OADMs incorporating optimized multiple phase-shifted FBGs for fiber-radio systems", IEEE/OSA J. Lightwave Technol., Vol. 21, No. 1, pp. 32-39, Jan. 2003.

[14] A. Loayssa, C. Lim, A. Nirmalathas, and D. Benito, "Optical single-sideband modulator for broad-band subcarrier multiplexing systems", IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, Vol. 15, No. 2, pp. 311-313, Feb. 2003.

[15] A. Loayssa, C. Lim, A. Nirmalathas, and D. Benito, "Design and performance of the bidirectional optical single-sideband modulator", IEEE/OSA Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 21, No. 4, pp. 1071-1082, Apr. 2003.

[16] C. Lim, A. Nirmalathas, D. Novak, and R.B. Waterhouse, "Capacity analysis and the merging of a WDM ring fiber-radio backbone incorporating wavelength interleaving with a sectorized antenna interface", IEICE Trans. on Electronics, Vol. E86-C, No. 7, pp. 1184-1190, Jul. 2003.

[17] R.B. Waterhouse, D. Novak, A. Nirmalathas, and C. Lim, "Broadband printed millimeter-wave antennas", IEEE Trans. Antennas and Propagation, Vol. 51, No. 9, pp. 2492-2495, Sept. 2003.

[18] C. Lim, A. Nirmalathas, D. Novak, and R.B. Waterhouse, "Capacity analysis for WDM fiber-radio backbones with star-tree and ring architecture incorporating wavelength interleaving", to be published in IEEE/OSA Journal of Lightwave Technology, Oct. 2003.

[19] C. Lim, A. Nirmalathas, M. Attygalle, D. Novak, and R.B. Waterhouse, "On the merging of millimeter-wave fiber-radio backbone with 25 GHz WDM ring networks", to be published in IEEE/OSA Journal of Lightwave Technology, Dec. 2003.

[20] C. Lim, A. Nirmalathas, D. Novak, and R.B. Waterhouse, "Optical transport scheme investigations for LMDS with optical feeder network", submitted to IEEE/OSA Journal of Lightwave Technology, Apr. 2003.

[21] M. Attygalle, C. Lim, and A. Nirmalathas, "Dispersion tolerant multiple WDM channel mm-wave signal transmission using a single monolithic mode-locked semiconductor laser", submitted to IEEE/OSA Journal of Lightwave Technology, Oct. 2003.


Papers Published in International Conference Proceedings

[22] D. Novak, C. Lim, and H.F. Liu, "Optimisation of millimeter-wave signal generation using multi-electrode semiconductor lasers with subharmonic electrical injection", Proc. Microwave Photonics (MWP'96), Kyoto, Japan, pp. 85-88, Dec. 1996.

[23] A. Nirmalathas, H.F. Liu, C. Lim, D. Novak, and G.H. Smith, "Simultaneous stabilisation and data modulation of a monolithic DBR laser operating at millimetre-wave frequencies", Proc. 3rd Asia-Pacific Communications Conference (APCC'97), Sydney, Australia, pp. 115-119, Dec. 1997.

[24] C. Lim, D. Novak, and H.F. Liu, "Data transmission using a monolithic semiconductor laser for implementation in a millimetre-wave fibre wireless up-link", Proc. APCC'97, Sydney, Australia, pp. 658-662, Dec. 1997.

[25] G.H. Smith, D. Novak, C. Lim, and A.J. Lowery, "Millimetre-wave signal generation using a novel frequency multiplication technique", Proc. APCC'97, Sydney, Australia, pp. 697-701, Dec. 1997.

[26] D. Novak, G.H. Smith, C. Lim, H.F. Liu, and R.B. Waterhouse, (Invited Paper), "Optically fed millimeter-wave wireless communications", Proc. Conference on Optical Fibre Communication (OFC'98), San Jose, CA, U.S.A., p. 14, Feb. 1998.

[27] G.H. Smith, D. Novak, and C. Lim, "A millimeter-wave full-duplex WDM/SCM fiber-radio access network", Proc. OFC'98, San Jose, CA, U.S.A., pp. 16-17, Feb. 1998.

[28] C. Lim, D. Novak, and G.H. Smith, "Implementation of an upstream path in a millimeter-wave fiber-wireless system", Proc. OFC'98, San Jose, CA, U.S.A., pp. 18-19, Feb. 1998.

[29] D. Novak, G.H. Smith, C. Lim, A. Nirmalathas, H.F.Liu, and R.B. Waterhouse, (Invited Paper), "Fiber-fed millimeter-wave wireless systems", Proc. Third Optoelectronic and Communications Conference (OECC'98), Chiba, Japan, pp. 306-307, July 1998.

[30] D. Novak, G.H. Smith, A. Nirmalathas, C. Lim, and R.B. Waterhouse, (Invited Paper), "Fiber-optic networks for millimeter-wave wireless communications", Proc. 1998 Asia-Pacific Microwave Conference (APMC'98), Vol. 1, Yokohama, Japan, pp. 309-316, Dec. 1998.

[31] D. Novak, A. Nirmalathas, G.H. Smith, C. Lim, and R.B. Waterhouse, (Invited Paper), "Millimeter-wave fiber optics for optically-fed wireless communications", Proc. 3rd RIEC International Symposium on Novel Techniques and Applications of Millimeter-Waves, Sendai, Japan, pp. 81-86, Dec. 1998.

[32] C. Lim, A. Nirmalathas, and D. Novak, "Multi-channel upstream data transmission in a millimeter-wave fiber-radio system", Proc. IEEE International Microwave Symposium, Anaheim, CA, U.S.A., pp. 1209-1212, June 1999.

[33] C. Lim, A. Nirmalathas, D. Novak, R. Waterhouse, and K. Ghorbani, "Full-duplex broadband fiber-wireless system incorporating baseband data transmission and a novel dispersion tolerant modulation scheme", Proc. IEEE MTT-S International Microwave Symposium, Anaheim, CA, U.S.A., pp. 1201-1204, June 1999.

[34] C. Lim, A. Nirmalathas, D. Novak, R. Waterhouse, and G. Yoffe, "A WDM architecture for millimeter-wave fiber-radio systems incorporating baseband transmission", Proc. MWP'99, Melbourne, Australia, pp. 127-130, Nov. 1999.

[35] A. Nirmalathas, C. Lim, D. Novak, and R. Waterhouse, "Optical interfaces without light sources for base-station designs in fibre-wireless systems incorporating WDM", Proc. MWP'99, Melbourne, Australia, pp. 119-122, Nov. 1999.

[36] A. Nirmalathas, D. Novak, C. Lim, R.B. Waterhouse, and M. Tu, "Design of optical source free antenna base-station in a millimeter-wave fiber-wireless system incorporating WDM", Proc. Topical Symposium on Millimeter Waves (TSMMW2000), pp. 99-102, Yokosuka, Japan, Mar. 2000.

[37] A. Nirmalathas, D. Novak, C. Lim, and R. Waterhouse, "Optical carrier reuse in the antenna base-station of a fiber-wireless system incorporating WDM", Proc. OECC'2000, Chiba, Japan, pp. 442-443, July 2000.

[38] D. Novak, A. Nirmalathas, C. Lim, and R.B. Waterhouse, (Invited Paper), "Technologies for future millimeter-wave hybrid fiber-radio communication systems", Proc. OECC'2000, Chiba, Japan, pp. 436-437, July 2000.

[39] R.B. Waterhouse, D. Novak, A. Nirmalathas, and C. Lim, "Broadband printed antennas for point-to-point and point-to-multipoint millimeter-wave wireless applications", Proc. IEEE Antennas and Propagation Symposium, Salt Lake City, UH, USA, pp. 1390-1393, July 2000.

[40] C. Lim, A. Nirmalathas, D. Novak, and R. Waterhouse, "Impact of ASE on phase noise in LMDS incorporating optical fibre backbones", Proc. MWP, Oxford, UK, pp. 148-151, Sept. 2000.

[41] R.B. Waterhouse, D. Novak, A. Nirmalathas, and C. Lim, "Broadband printed antennas with reflector elements for millimeter-wave wireless applications", Proc. IEEE APS Conference on Antennas and Propagation for Wireless Communications, Boston, MA, USA, pp. 47-50, Nov. 2000.

[42] A. Nirmalathas, D. Novak, C. Lim, and R.B. Waterhouse, (Invited Paper), "Fiber networks for wireless applications", Proc. IEEE LEOS Annual Meeting, Rio Grande, Puerto Rico, pp. 35-36, Nov. 2000.

[43] C. Lim, A. Nirmalathas, D. Novak, and R.B. Waterhouse, "Dynamic range of a multisection laser in a millimetre-wave fibre-wireless uplink", Proc. Asia-Pacific Microwave Conference (APMC), Sydney, Australia, pp. 539-543, Dec. 2000.

[44] A. Nirmalathas, D. Novak, R.B. Waterhouse, and C. Lim, "Photonics as an enabling technology for future microwave systems", (Invited Paper), Proc. Asia-Pacific Microwave Conference (APMC), Sydney, Australia, pp. 912-916, Dec. 2000.

[45] A. Nirmalathas, C. Lim, D. Novak, D. Castleford, R. Waterhouse, and G. Smith, "Millimeter-wave fiber-wireless access systems incorporating wavelength division multiplexing", (Invited Paper), Proc. Asia-Pacific Microwave Conference (APMC), Sydney, Australia, pp. 625-629, Dec. 2000.

[46] A. Nirmalathas, C. Lim, D. Novak, R.B. Waterhouse, and D. Castleford, "The merging of photonic and radio technologies", (Invited Paper), Proc. Optoelectronics and Communications Conference/International Conference on Integrated Optics and Optical Communications (OECC2001), Sydney, Australia, July 2001.

[47] C. Marra, A. Nirmalathas, D. Novak, C. Lim, L. Reekie, J.A. Besley and N.J. Baker, "Optical SSB modulation using fiber Bragg gratings and the impact of grating dispersion on transmission performance, Proc. MWP2001, Long Beach, CA, USA, pp. 1043-1045, Jan. 2002.

[48] G.H. Smith, R.B. Waterhouse, A. Nirmalathas, D. Novak, C. Lim, and O. Sevimli, "A Broadband Integrated Photonic-Antenna Interface for Multiservice Millimeter-Wave Fiber-Wireless Applications", Proc. MWP2001, Long Beach, CA, USA, pp. 173-176, Jan. 2002.

[49] C. Lim, A. Nirmalathas, D. Novak, R.S. Tucker, and R.B. Waterhouse, "Wavelength-interleaving technique to improve optical spectral efficiency in millimetre-wave WDM fiber-radio", Proc. IEEE LEOS Annual Meeting, La Jolla, San Diego, USA, pp. 54-55, Nov. 2001.

[50] C. Lim, A. Nirmalathas, D. Novak, and R.B. Waterhouse, "Capacity analysis for a WDM fiber-radio backbone incorporating wavelength-interleaving", Proc. Optical Fiber Communications Conference, Anaheim, CA, USA, pp. 355-357, Mar. 2002.

[51] C. Marra, A. Nirmalathas, C. Lim, D. Novak, L. Reekie, J.A. Besley, and Neil Baker, "OADM with a multiple phase-shifted FBG for a wavelength-interleaved millimetre-wave fiber-radio system", Proc. Optical Fiber Communications Conference, Anaheim, CA, USA, pp. 413-415, Mar. 2002.

[52] C. Lim, A. Nirmalathas, D. Novak, and R. Waterhouse, "Network performance and capacity analysis for WDM ring fiber-radio backbone incorporating wavelength-interleaving", Proc. OECC2002, Yokohama, Japan, pp. 194-195, Jul. 2002.

[53] C. Marra, A. Nirmalathas, C. Lim, D. Novak, L. Reekie, J.A. Besley, and Conan Weeks, "Novel eight phase-shifted FBG with characteristics optimized for a wavelength-interleaved milimeter-wave fiber-radio system incorporating multiple OADMs", Proc. OECC2002, Yokohama, Japan, pp. 122-123, Jul. 2002.

[54] A. Nirmalathas, C. Lim, C. Marra, D. Novak, and R. Waterhouse, "High capacity optical fibre backbone networks for millimetre-wave fibre-radio systems", Proc. URSI, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Aug. 2002.

[55] C. Lim, A. Nirmalathas, D. Novak, and R. Waterhouse, "Capacity analysis and optimum channel allocations for a WDM ring fiber-radio backbone incorporating wavelength interleaving with a sectorized antenna interface", Proc. MWP2002, Awaji, Japan, pp. 371-374, Nov. 2002.

[56] C. Lim, A. Nirmalathas, D. Novak, and R. Waterhouse, "The merging of a wavelength interleaved WDM fiber-radio backbone with a standard WDM ring network", Proc. First International Conference on Optical Communications and Networks (ICOCN), Singapore, pp. 91-94, Nov. 2002.

[57] R.B. Waterhouse, W.S.T. Rowe, D. Novak, C. Lim, and A. Nirmalathas, "Integratable antennas for millimetre-wave fiber-wireless applications", Proc. LEOS2002, Glasgow, Scotland, pp. 803-804, Nov. 2002.

[58] C. Marra, A. Nirmalathas, C. Lim, D. Novak, B. Ashton, L. Poladian, W. Rowe, T. Wang, J.A. Besley, and L. Reekie, "A WDM Fiber-Radio System with Improved Optical Spectral Efficiency Incorporating Remote LO Delivery and Novel FBG Optical Filtering", Proc. OFC2003, Atlanta, USA, pp. 730-731, Mar. 2003.

[59] C. Lim, A. Nirmalathas, M. Attygalle, D. Novak, and R. Waterhouse, "The merging of a WDM fiber-radio backbone with a 25 GHz WDM ring network", Proc. IMS2003, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, Jun. 2003.

[60] M. Attygalle, C. Lim, and A. Nirmalathas, "Single monolithic hybrid mode-locked laser for multiple WDM channels MM-Wave radio signal distribution", Proc. MWP2003, Budapest, Hungary, pp. 31-34, Sept. 2003.

[61] D. Novak, A. Nirmalathas, C. Lim, C. Marra, and R.B. Waterhouse, "Fibre-radio - challenges and possible solutions" (Invited paper), Proc. MWP2003, Budapest, Hungary, pp. 49-54, Sept. 2003.

[62] C. Lim, A, Nirmalathas, D. Novak and R. Waterhouse, "Comparsion of optical transport schemes for LMDS with optical fibre backbone", Proc. OECC2003, Shanghai, China, pp. 613-614, Oct. 2003.

[63] E. Wong, A. Nirmalathas, and C. Lim, "Rapid asynchronous monitoring of BER for optical networks", to be presented at LEOS2003, Oct. 2003.

[64] C. Lim, A. Nirmalathas, D. Novak, and R. Waterhouse, "Towards the merging of optical and wireless access technologies - fiber-wireless networks" (Invited paper), Proc. COIN/ACOFT2003, Melbourne, Australia, pp. 679-682, Jul. 2003.

[65] M. Bakaul, A. Nirmalathas, and C. Lim, "Dispersion tolerant novel BS optical interface for future WDM fiber-radio systems", Proc. COIN/ACOFT2003, Melbourne, Australia, pp. 683-686, Jul. 2003.

[66] M. Attygalle, C. Lim, and A. Nirmalathas, "Characterisation of multiple MM-Wave signals generated using a single mode-locked monolithic semiconductor laser", Proc. COIN/ACOFT2003, Melbourne, Australia, pp. 690-692, Jul. 2003.

[67] A. Nirmalathas, E. Wong, and C. Lim, "Optical signal monitoring techniques for future optical networks" (Invited paper), to be presented at ICOCN2003, Bangalore, India, Oct. 2003.

[68] A. Nirmalathas, C. Lim, M. Attygalle, D. Novak, R.B. Waterhouse, and M. Bakaul, "Recent progress in fiber-wireless networks: Technologies and architectures" (Invited paper), to be presented at ICOCN2003, Bangalore, India, Oct. 2003.


Papers Published in International Workshop Digests

[69] D. Novak, C. Lim, A. Nirmalathas, G.H. Smith, H.F. Liu, and Y. Ogawa, (Invited), "Applications of semiconductor lasers in millimeter-wave optical fiber communications", Proc. International Workshop on Current Topics of Laser Technology, pp. 15-16, Kobe, Japan, Mar. 1998.

[70] D. Novak, G.H. Smith, C. Lim, A. Nirmalathas, H.F. Liu, and R.B. Waterhouse, (Invited), "Novel components, systems and architectures for fiber delivery of mm-wave wireless signals", Proc. IEEE MTTS Workshop on Microwave/Lightwave Methods for Indoor and Outdoor Wireless and Mobile Communications, Baltimore, MD, U.S.A., June 1998.

[71] D. Novak, A. Nirmalathas, C. Lim, R.B. Waterhouse, and G.H. Smith, (Invited) "Microwave and millimeter-wave photonic technologies for future fiber-radio communication systems", Proc. International Topical Workshop on Contemporary Photonic Technologies, pp. 53-56, Tokyo, Japan, Jan. 2000.

[72] D. Novak, A. Nirmalathas, C. Lim, R.B. Waterhouse, and G.H. Smith, (Invited), "Low cost fiber radio antenna modules", Proc. IEEE IMS Workshop on Microwave Photonic Component, Integration, and System Techniques for Broadband Fiber-Fed Wireless, Phoenix, AZ, U.S.A., May 2001.

[73] A. Nirmalathas, C. Lim, D. Novak, R.B. Waterhouse, and M. Attygalle, "Merging of photonic and radio technologies in last-mile BWA infrastructures" (Invited paper), Proc. IEEE IMS Workshop on Microwave Photonic Component, Integration, and System Techniques for Broadband Fiber-Fed Wireless, Phoenix, AZ, U.S.A., May 2001.


Papers Published in Domestic Conference Proceedings

[74] G.H. Smith, C. Lim, and D. Novak, "Demonstration of a full-duplex fibre-radio access network incorporating WDM/SCM with a star-tree architecture", Proc. ACOFT, pp. 13-16, Melbourne, Australia, July 1998.

[75] C. Lim, A. Nirmalathas, D. Novak, and R. Waterhouse, "A millimetre-wave full-duplex fibre-radio system incorporating baseband data transmission", Proc. ACOFT'99, Sydney, Australia, pp. 45-48, July 1999.

[76] C. Lim, A. Nirmalathas, and D. Novak, "Effect of laser spectral characteristics on dispersion induced rf power penalties", Proc. ACOFT'99, Sydney, Australia, pp. 25-28, July 1999.

Papers Published in Domestic Workshop Digests

[77] G.H. Smith, D. Novak, and C. Lim, "A millimetre-wave full-duplex fibre-radio WDM/SCM access network", Workshop on WDM Technologies for Broadband Networks, Melbourne, Australia, Sept. 1997.

[78] A. Nirmalathas, H.F. Liu, C. Lim, D. Novak, and G. Smith, "A novel way of modulating a millimetre-wave frequency carrier with a BPSK stream", Workshop on WDM Technologies for Broadband Networks, Melbourne, Australia, Sept. 1997.

[79] R. Waterhouse, K. Ghorbani, D. Novak, G. Smith, A. Nirmalathas, and C. Lim, "Printed antennas for millimeter-wave communications", Digest of Abstracts, CSIRO Symposium on Antennas, Sydney, Australia, p. 12, Feb. 1999.

[80] C. Lim, A. Nirmalathas, and D. Novak, "A simple model for optimisation of dispersion penalty in a millimetre-wave optical transmitter incorporating a multi-section monolithic DBR laser", Workshop on Semiconductor Optoelectronics, Canberra, Australia, Mar. 1999.

[81] D. Novak, A. Nirmalathas, C. Lim, D. Castleford, R.B. Waterhouse, and G.H. Smith, (Invited), "The merging of the wireless and fiber worlds", National Science Foundation Workshop on The Future Revolution in Optical Communications and Networking, Arlington, VA, U.S.A., Dec. 2000.

Book Chapter

[82] Book title: "Millimeter waves in communication systems" published by Hermes Science Publications, Paris, 2001 and Hermes Penton Ltd, 2002.

 

 

 
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