We demonstrated optical high-order sideband generation using a reciprocating optical modulator consisting of a pair of fiber Bragg gratings and an optical phase modulator. The reflection band of the fiber Bragg grating had a steep edge of 0.02 nm. A twelfth optical high-order sideband component was generated from a 4.4 GHz electric signal. Millimeter waves generated as beat signals of the optical high-order sideband components were quite stable. Spectrum line widths were less than 300 Hz. The intensity modulation of the generated millimeter waves was also demonstrated by applying a baseband signal to the modulator without using another electric or optical modulator.
|ジャーナル||Japanese Journal of Applied Physics, Part 1: Regular Papers and Short Notes and Review Papers|
|出版物ステータス||Published - 2004 8 1|
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- Physics and Astronomy(all)