Optoelectronic oscillator using LiNbO3 intensity modulator with resonant electrode

T. Sakamoto, Tetsuya Kawanishi, S. Shinada, M. Izutsu

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Abstract

A novel optoelectronic oscillator (OEO) made from a LiNbO3 intensity modulator with a resonant electrode in double-stub structure is proposed and demonstrated. The OEO can generate an optical clock or subcarrier signal with self-oscillation. The resonant electrode makes it possible for the OEO to oscillate at a single frequency and with high efficiency. 6.9 GHz singlemode oscillation was achieved with an optical input threshold power of 0.01 mW.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)716-718
Number of pages3
JournalElectronics Letters
Volume41
Issue number12
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2005 Jun 9
Externally publishedYes

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  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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