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APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Editor: Joseph N. Mait
  • Vol. 51, Iss. 19 — Jul. 1, 2012
  • pp: 4265–4268

Photonic microwave finite impulse response filter using a spectrally sliced supercontinuum source

John Chang, Yanhua Deng, Mable P. Fok, James Meister, and Paul R. Prucnal  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 51, Issue 19, pp. 4265-4268 (2012)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.51.004265


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Abstract

A novel photonic microwave discrete-time finite-impulse response filter is created by spectrally slicing a supercontinuum source, generated from a mode-locked laser. We experimentally demonstrate a four-tap filter with a 28.16 dB extinction ratio. Comparison between measured and predicted magnitude responses shows an excellent match in the performance of the notch filter across the entire bandwidth. The small amount of individual deviation points from the predicted response shows the stability of the amplitude fluctuations between each of the individual, spectral sliced filter taps.

© 2012 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(060.2330) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics communications
(070.4560) Fourier optics and signal processing : Data processing by optical means
(070.2615) Fourier optics and signal processing : Frequency filtering

ToC Category:
Fourier Optics and Signal Processing

History
Original Manuscript: March 22, 2012
Revised Manuscript: May 9, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: May 13, 2012
Published: June 21, 2012

Citation
John Chang, Yanhua Deng, Mable P. Fok, James Meister, and Paul R. Prucnal, "Photonic microwave finite impulse response filter using a spectrally sliced supercontinuum source," Appl. Opt. 51, 4265-4268 (2012)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-51-19-4265


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