A novel RF-generating scheme exploits an I/Q modulator to allow using a single mode-locking laser for both radar transmitter and receiver, making the solution attractive for immediate and practical implementation in photonics-assisted transceivers.
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(060.4080) Fiber optics and optical communications : Modulation
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(060.5625) Fiber optics and optical communications : Radio frequency photonics
P. Ghelfi, F. Scotti, A. Truong Nguyen, G. Serafino, and A. Bogoni, "Ultra-Stable Radar Signal from a Photonics-Assisted Transceiver Based on Single Mode-Locking Laser," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference/National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference 2011, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2011), paper OThA2.
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