We demonstrate microwave photonic filters based on optical combs with large number of taps and more than 30-dB sidelobe suppression. We program and tune the filter’s bandpass by utilizing line-by-line pulse shaping and optical delay.
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(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(120.0120) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology
(120.2440) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Filters
(060.5625) Fiber optics and optical communications : Radio frequency photonics
E. Hamidi, D. E. Leaird, and A. M. Weiner, "Microwave Photonic Filter Based on Optical Comb and Line-by-Line Optical Pulse Shaping," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics 2010, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2010), paper CFL4.
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