We propose and demonstrate a novel micrometer-scale optical up-converter for converting 1-Gb/s data to 40-GHz milimeter-wave. This scheme utilizes the free-carrier dispersion effect in a resonance-split silicon microring resonator.
© 2009 Optical Society of America
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.4510) Fiber optics and optical communications : Optical communications
(060.5625) Fiber optics and optical communications : Radio frequency photonics
Q. Chang, Q. Li, Z. Zhang, M. Qiu, and Y. Su, "Micrometer-Scale Optical Up-Converter Using a Resonance-Split Silicon Microring Resonator in Radio over Fiber Systems," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference and National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2009), paper JWA48.
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