A technique for microwave channelization using stimulated-Brillouin-scattering with well-controlled pumping-spectrum resulting in improved channel characteristics is proposed. A channelizer having a shape factor less than 2 with tunable channel bandwidth and channel spacing is demonstrated.
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(290.5900) Scattering : Scattering, stimulated Brillouin
(070.2615) Fourier optics and signal processing : Frequency filtering
(060.5625) Fiber optics and optical communications : Radio frequency photonics
X. Zou, W. Li, W. Pan, L. Yan, and J. Yao, "Photonic Microwave Channelizer with Improved Channel Characteristics Based on Spectrum-Controlled Stimulated Brillouin Scattering," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference/National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference 2013, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2013), paper JTh2A.60.
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