We propose a prototype of a silicon-chip-based frequency quadrupling system integrating a single-drive silicon Mach-Zehnder modulator and a microring resonator. A proof-of-concept demonstration of 40-GHz millimeter-wave signal generation using 10-GHz driving signal is experimentally provided.
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(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
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(130.3120) Integrated optics : Integrated optics devices
(060.5625) Fiber optics and optical communications : Radio frequency photonics
F. Liu, T. Wang, L. Zhang, J. Wang, M. Qiu, and Y. Su, "Silicon-Chip-Based Frequency Quadrupling for Optical Millimeter-Wave Signal Generation," in Asia Communications and Photonics Conference and Exhibition, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2009), paper TuD7.
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