A novel all-optical negative-tap microwave filter based on multiple optical carriers and a dispersive medium is demonstrated. Using the π-phase inversion in a single electro-optic modulator and the modulator Vπ dependence with wavelength, negative coefficients are obtained.
© 2005 Optical Society of America
(070.0070) Fourier optics and signal processing : Fourier optics and signal processing
(070.1170) Fourier optics and signal processing : Analog optical signal processing
(070.6020) Fourier optics and signal processing : Continuous optical signal processing
B. Vidal, J. L. Corral, and J. Marti, " All-Optical Incoherent Negative-Tap Microwave Filter Using the Phase Inversion of a Single Electro-Optic Modulator," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition and The National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2005), paper JWA44.
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