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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 10, Iss. 3 — Feb. 11, 2002
  • pp: 183–189

Optical mixing of microwave signals in a nonlinear semiconductor laser amplifier modulator

José Capmany, Salvador Sales, Daniel Pastor, and Beatriz Ortega  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 10, Issue 3, pp. 183-189 (2002)

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In this paper we propose and evaluate the optical mixing of RF signals by means of exploiting the nonlinearity of a SLA modulator. The results show the potential for devices with low conversion losses (and even gain) and polarization insensitivity and reduced insertion losses.

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OCIS Codes
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.2320) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics amplifiers and oscillators

ToC Category:
Research Papers

Original Manuscript: January 17, 2002
Revised Manuscript: February 5, 2002
Published: February 11, 2002

Jos� Capmany, Salvador Sales, Daniel Pastor, and Beatriz Ortega, "Optical mixing of microwave signals in a nonlinear semiconductor laser amplifier modulator," Opt. Express 10, 183-189 (2002)

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