We propose a novel optoelectronic oscillator (OEO) made of a push-pull Mach-Zehnder modulator biased at null point, oscillating at half the frequency of feedback signal. Optical two-tone signal with 10.5-GHz frequency difference is experimentally generated.
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T. Sakamoto, T. Kawanishi, and M. Izutsu, "Optoelectronic Oscillator Using Push-Pull Mach-Zehnder Modulator Biased at Null Point for Optical Two-Tone Signal Generation," 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 CTuN5.
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