OSA's Digital Library

Optics Express

Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 19, Iss. 22 — Oct. 24, 2011
  • pp: 21475–21484

On-chip CMOS compatible reconfigurable optical delay line with separate carrier tuning for microwave photonic signal processing

Maurizio Burla, David Marpaung, Leimeng Zhuang, Chris Roeloffzen, Muhammad Rezaul Khan, Arne Leinse, Marcel Hoekman, and René Heideman  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 19, Issue 22, pp. 21475-21484 (2011)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.19.021475


View Full Text Article

Enhanced HTML    Acrobat PDF (963 KB)





Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Browse by Journal and Year


   


Lookup Conference Papers

Close Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Article Tools

Share
Citations

Abstract

We report, for the first time, an integrated photonic signal processor consisting of a reconfigurable optical delay line (ODL) with a separate carrier tuning (SCT) unit and an optical sideband filter on a single CMOS compatible photonic chip. The processing functionalities are carried out with optical ring resonators as building blocks. We show that the integrated approach together with the use of SCT technique allows the implementation of a wideband, fully-tunable ODL with reduced complexity. To highlight the functionalities of the processor, we demonstrate a reconfigurable microwave photonic filter where the ODL has been configured in a bandwidth over 1 GHz.

© 2011 OSA

OCIS Codes
(070.1170) Fourier optics and signal processing : Analog optical signal processing
(130.3120) Integrated optics : Integrated optics devices
(230.5750) Optical devices : Resonators
(250.5300) Optoelectronics : Photonic integrated circuits

ToC Category:
Integrated Optics

History
Original Manuscript: August 18, 2011
Revised Manuscript: October 4, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: October 4, 2011
Published: October 17, 2011

Citation
Maurizio Burla, David Marpaung, Leimeng Zhuang, Chris Roeloffzen, Muhammad Rezaul Khan, Arne Leinse, Marcel Hoekman, and René Heideman, "On-chip CMOS compatible reconfigurable optical delay line with separate carrier tuning for microwave photonic signal processing," Opt. Express 19, 21475-21484 (2011)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-19-22-21475


Sort:  Author  |  Year  |  Journal  |  Reset  

References

  1. J. Capmany and D. Novak, “Microwave photonics combines two worlds,” Nat. Photonics1(6), 319–330 (2007). [CrossRef]
  2. J. Yao, “Microwave photonics,” J. Lightwave Technol.27(3), 314–335 (2009). [CrossRef]
  3. A. Seeds, “Microwave photonics,” IEEE Trans. Microw. Theory Tech.50(3), 877–887 (2002). [CrossRef]
  4. J. Capmany, B. Ortega, D. Pastor, and S. Sales, “Discrete-time optical processing of microwave signals,” J. Lightwave Technol.23(2), 702–723 (2005). [CrossRef]
  5. M. H. Khan, H. Shen, Y. Xuan, L. Zhao, S. Xiao, D. E. Leaird, A. M. Weiner, and M. Qi, “Ultrabroad-bandwidth arbitrary radiofrequency waveform generation with a silicon photonic chip-based spectral shaper,” Nat. Photonics2(4), 117–122 (2010). [CrossRef]
  6. A. Meijerink, C. G. H. Roeloffzen, R. Meijerink, Z. Leimeng, D. A. I. Marpaung, M. J. Bentum, M. Burla, J. Verpoorte, P. Jorna, A. Hulzinga, and W. van Etten, “Novel ring resonator-based integrated photonic beamformer for broadband phased array receive antennas—Part I: design and performance analysis,” J. Lightwave Technol.28(1), 3–18 (2010). [CrossRef]
  7. L. Zhuang, C. G. H. Roeloffzen, A. Meijerink, M. Burla, D. A. I. Marpaung, A. Leinse, M. Hoekman, R. G. Heideman, and W. van Etten, “Novel ring resonator-based integrated photonic beamformer for broadband phased array receive antennas—Part II: experimental prototype,” J. Lightwave Technol.28(1), 19–31 (2010). [CrossRef]
  8. Y. Huo, S. Sandhu, J. Pan, N. Stuhrmann, M. L. Povinelli, J. M. Kahn, J. S. Harris, M. M. Fejer, and S. Fan, “Experimental demonstration of two methods for controlling the group delay in a system with photonic-crystal resonators coupled to a waveguide,” Opt. Lett.8(36), 1482–1484 (2011). [CrossRef]
  9. W. Xue, S. Sales, J. Capmany, and J. Mørk, “Wideband 360 degrees microwave photonic phase shifter based on slow light in semiconductor optical amplifiers,” Opt. Express6(18), 6156–6163 (2010). [CrossRef]
  10. Y. Chen, W. Xue, F. Ohman, and J. Mørk, “Theory of optical-filtering enhanced slow and fast light effects in semiconductor optical waveguides,” J. Lightwave Technol.23(26), 3734–3743 (2008). [CrossRef]
  11. S. Sales, W. Xue, J. Mørk, and I. Gasulla, “Slow and fast light effects and their applications to microwave photonics using semiconductor optical amplifiers,” IEEE Trans. Microw. Theory Tech.11(58), 3022–3038 (2010). [CrossRef]
  12. L. Thévenaz, “Slow and fast light in optical fibers,” Nat. Photonics2(8), 474–481 (2008). [CrossRef]
  13. S. Chin, L. Thévenaz, J. Sancho, S. Sales, J. Capmany, P. Berger, J. Bourderionnet, and D. Dolfi, “Broadband true time delay for microwave signal processing, using slow light based on stimulated Brillouin scattering in optical fibers,” Opt. Express18(21), 22599–22613 (2010). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  14. J. Sancho, S. Chin, M. Sagues, A. Loayssa, J. Lloret, I. Gasulla, S. Sales, L. Thévenaz, and J. Capmany, “Dynamic microwave photonic filter using separate carrier tuning based on stimulated Brillouin scattering in fibers,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett.22(23), 1753–1755 (2010). [CrossRef]
  15. M. S. Rasras, C. K. Madsen, M. A. Cappuzzo, E. Chen, L. T. Gomez, E. J. Laskowski, A. Griffin, A. Wong-Foy, A. Gasparyan, A. Kasper, J. Le Grange, and S. S. Patel, “Integrated resonance-enhanced variable optical delay lines,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett.17(4), 834–836 (2005). [CrossRef]
  16. L. Zhuang, C. G. H. Roeloffzen, R. G. Heideman, A. Borreman, A. Meijerink, and W. van Etten, “Single-chip ring resonator-based 1×8 optical beam forming network in CMOS-compatible waveguide technology,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett.15(19), 1130–1132 (2007). [CrossRef]
  17. F. Morichetti, A. Melloni, A. Breda, A. Canciamilla, C. Ferrari, and M. Martinelli, “A reconfigurable architecture for continuously variable optical slow-wave delay lines,” Opt. Express25(15), 17273–17282 (2007). [CrossRef]
  18. J. Cardenas, M. A. Foster, N. Sherwood-Droz, C. B. Poitras, H. L. R. Lira, B. Zhang, A. L. Gaeta, J. B. Khurgin, P. Morton, and M. Lipson, “Wide-bandwidth continuously tunable optical delay line using silicon microring resonators,” Opt. Express25(18), 26525–26534 (2010). [CrossRef]
  19. P. A. Morton and J. B. Khurgin, “Microwave photonic delay line with separate tuning of the optical carrier,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett.21(22), 1686–1688 (2009). [CrossRef]
  20. J. Cardenas, S. Manipatruni, N. Sherwood-Droz, C. B. Poitras, B. Zhang, J. B. Khurgin, P. A. Morton, and M. Lipson, “Large tunable delay of an RF photonic signal with 130 GHz bandwidth using silicon microresonators,” in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2010), paper CWG3.
  21. M. Pu, L. Liu, W. Xue, Y. Ding, L. H. Frandsen, H. Ou, K. Yvind, and J. M. Hvam, “Tunable microwave phase shifter based on silicon-on-insulator microring resonator,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett.22(12), 869–871 (2010). [CrossRef]
  22. F. Morichetti, A. Melloni, M. Martinelli, R. G. Heideman, A. Leinse, D. H. Geuzebroek, and A. Borreman, “Box-shaped dielectric waveguides: a new concept in integrated optics?,” J. Lightwave Technol.25(9), 2579–2589 (2007). [CrossRef]
  23. K. Daikoku and A. Sugimura, “Direct measurement of wavelength dispersion in optical fibres-difference method,” Electron. Lett.14(5), 149–151(1978). [CrossRef]
  24. A. Loayssa and F. J. Lahoz, “Broad-band RF photonic phase-shifter based on stimulated Brillouin scattering and single-sideband modulation,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett.18(1), 208–210 (2006). [CrossRef]
  25. J. Lloret, J. Sancho, M. Pu, I. Gasulla, K. Yvind, S. Sales, and J. Capmany, “Tunable complex-valued multi-tap microwave photonic filter based on single silicon-on-insulator microring resonator,” Opt. Express19(13), 12402–12407 (2011). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  26. A. Loayssa, J. Capmany, M. Sagues, and J. Mora, “Demonstration of incoherent microwave photonic filters with all-optical complex coefficients,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett.18(13–16), 1744–1746 (2006). [CrossRef]
  27. W. Li, N. H. Zhu, L. X. Wang, J. S. Wang, J. G. Liu, Y. Liu, X. Q. Qi, L. Xie, W. Chen, X. Wang, and W. Han, “True-time delay line with separate carrier tuning using dual-parallel MZM and stimulated Brillouin scattering-induced slow light,” Opt. Express19(13), 12312–12324 (2011). [CrossRef] [PubMed]

Cited By

Alert me when this paper is cited

OSA is able to provide readers links to articles that cite this paper by participating in CrossRef's Cited-By Linking service. CrossRef includes content from more than 3000 publishers and societies. In addition to listing OSA journal articles that cite this paper, citing articles from other participating publishers will also be listed.


« Previous Article  |  Next Article »

OSA is a member of CrossRef.

CrossCheck Deposited