The performance and component requirements for externally-modulated analog microwave photonic links will be reviewed. Specific emphasis will be placed on modulator efficiency (Vpi), laser relative intensity noise, detected photocurrent, link linearity and link impairments.
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(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
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K. Williams, "Components and subsystems for analog microwave photonics," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/International Quantum Electronics Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2004), paper CWQ1.
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