Ultra high extinction-ratio and ultra low chirp optical intensity modulation for pure two-tone lightwave signal generation

Tetsuya Kawanishi, Takahide Sakamoto, Akito Chiba, Masahiro Tsuchiya, Hiroyuki Toda

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Abstract

Pure two-tone signal generation with spurious suppression ratio of 47 dB was demonstrated by using an optical Mach-Zehnder modulator with precisely balanced operation, where extinction ratio and chirp parameter were respectively 64 dB and 0.0099.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2008
PublisherOptical Society of America
ISBN (Print)9781557528599
Publication statusPublished - 2008 Jan 1
EventConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2008 - San Jose, CA, United States
Duration: 2008 May 42008 May 9

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701

Other

OtherConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2008
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose, CA
Period08/5/408/5/9

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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Kawanishi, T., Sakamoto, T., Chiba, A., Tsuchiya, M., & Toda, H. (2008). Ultra high extinction-ratio and ultra low chirp optical intensity modulation for pure two-tone lightwave signal generation. In Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2008 (Optics InfoBase Conference Papers). Optical Society of America.