A technique to perform all optical microwave up-conversion is proposed for a RoF system based on the employment of an optical broadband source. The Mach-Zehnder interferometer is the fundamental device for rejecting undesired frequency components.
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(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.4230) Fiber optics and optical communications : Multiplexing
(060.1155) Fiber optics and optical communications : All-optical networks
M. Jose, C. José, O. Beatriz, and G. Fulvio, "All- Optical Microwave Up- Conversion Using an Optical Broadband Source and a Mach-Zehnder Interferometer," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics 2010, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2010), paper CThF2.
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