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 Home  List of Issues    Issue 06 , Vol. 15 , 2017    10.3788/COL201715.060605

Study on a v-band signals and pulses generator with a tunable optical carrier to sideband ratio
Hongyao Chen1, Tigang Ning1, Jing Li1, Li Pei1, Jin Yuan1, and Xiaodong Wen2
1 Key Lab of All Optical Network and Advanced Telecommunication Network of EMC, Institute of Lightwave Technology, [Beijing Jiaotong University], Beijing 1 00044, China
2 College of Physics and Engineering, [Qufu Normal University], Qufu 2 73165, China

Chin. Opt. Lett., 2017, 15(06): pp.060605

Topic:Fiber optics and optical communication
Keywords(OCIS Code): 060.0060  060.5625  320.5550  350.4010  

This Letter demonstrates a filterless v-band signals and pulses generator scheme with a tunable optical carrier to sideband ratio (OCSR). Through complete theoretical analysis, the mathematical expression of the OCSR that contains the extinction ratio, phase modulation index, and bias angle is obtained. It is found that the OCSR has a wide tuning range, from 50 to ?70 dB. By careful adjustment, a 60 GHz millimeter-wave signal with the OCSR at 50.72 dB and the electrical spurious suppression ratio at 36.6 dB can be achieved. Moreover, the discussions of using optimum OCSR to generate a Nyquist pulse or triangular-shaped pulse are also presented in this Letter.

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Get Citation: Hongyao Chen, Tigang Ning, Jing Li, Li Pei, Jin Yuan, and Xiaodong Wen, "Study on a v-band signals and pulses generator with a tunable optical carrier to sideband ratio," Chin. Opt. Lett. 15(06), 060605(2017)

Note: This work was jointly supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (Nos. 61525501, 61471033, and 61405007) and the Natural Science Foundation of Beijing (No. 4154081).


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