We experimentally investigate the optical and RF characteristics of optically injection-locked optoelectronic oscillators. With strong optical injection and optimized frequency detuning, we have achieved a very low RF threshold gain of 7dB for optoelectronic oscillation.
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(140.0140) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers and laser optics
(140.3520) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, injection-locked
(230.0230) Optical devices : Optical devices
(230.4910) Optical devices : Oscillators
H. Sung, E. K. Lau, X. Zhao, D. Parekh, C. J. Chang-Hasnain, and M. C. Wu, "Optically Injection-Locked Optoelectronic Oscillators with Low RF Threshold Gain," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, OSA Technical Digest Series (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2007), paper CWI5.
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