We experimentally and theoretically analyze an original method based on two wave mixing in erbium doped fiber amplifier for optical carrier reduction of microwave signals. 75% selective optical carrier attenuation are experimentally demonstrated.
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(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.4370) Fiber optics and optical communications : Nonlinear optics, fibers
(070.0070) Fourier optics and signal processing : Fourier optics and signal processing
(070.4340) Fourier optics and signal processing : Nonlinear optical signal processing
S. Norcia-Molin, S. Tonda-Goldstein, D. Dolfi, J. P. Huignard, and R. Frey, "Two Wave Mixing in Erbium-Doped Fiber Amplifier for Modulation Depth Enhancement of Optically Carried Microwave Signals," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2005), paper CMCC2.
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