Optoelectronic oscillator using push-pull mach-zehnder modulator biased at null point for optical two-tone signal generation

Takahide Sakamoto, Tetsuya Kawanishi, Masayuki Izutsu

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Abstract

We propose a novel optoelectronic oscillator (OEO) made of a push-pull Mach-Zehnder modulator biased at null point, oscillating at half the frequency of feedback signal. Optical two-tone signal with 10.5-GHz frequency difference is experimentally generated.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2005
PublisherOptical Society of America
ISBN (Print)1557527709, 9781557527707
Publication statusPublished - 2005 Jan 1
Externally publishedYes
EventConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2005 - Baltimore, MD, United States
Duration: 2005 May 222005 May 22

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701

Other

OtherConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2005
CountryUnited States
CityBaltimore, MD
Period05/5/2205/5/22

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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    Sakamoto, T., Kawanishi, T., & Izutsu, M. (2005). Optoelectronic oscillator using push-pull mach-zehnder modulator biased at null point for optical two-tone signal generation. In Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2005 (Optics InfoBase Conference Papers). Optical Society of America.