An optical heterodyne technique for generating millimetre-wave and THz carriers with high spectral purity and low phase noise is described, for application to Gb/s wireless communications systems. Progress on key integrated optical components is reported.
© 2009 Optical Society of America
(040.0040) Detectors : Detectors
(040.5160) Detectors : Photodetectors
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.5625) Fiber optics and optical communications : Radio frequency photonics
A. J. Seeds, M. J. Fice, F. Pozzi, L. Ponnampalam, C. C. Renaud, C. Liu, I. F. Lealman, G. Maxwell, D. Moodie, M. J. Robertson, and D. C. Rogers, "Photonic-Enabled Microwave and Terahertz Communication Systems," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference and National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2009), paper OTuE6.
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