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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 14, Iss. 15 — Jul. 24, 2006
  • pp: 6628–6633

Photonic microwave notch filter using cross polarization modulation in highly nonlinear fiber and polarization-dependent optical delay in high birefringence fiber

Choong Keun Oh, Tae-Young Kim, Seung Hyeon Baek, and Chang-Soo Park  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 14, Issue 15, pp. 6628-6633 (2006)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.14.006628


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Abstract

A novel photonic microwave notch filter with both negative and positive coefficients is proposed and demonstrated using a single optical source. These coefficients are generated in a highly nonlinear fiber by cross polarization modulation effect and guided through a high birefringence fiber, and finally detected. Due to the orthogonal polarity between the two coefficients, the proposed filter has a stable transfer response and no resonance peaks at baseband. The experimental results showed a stable notch filter characteristic with the free spectral range of 3.97 GHz over the range of 15 GHz.

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OCIS Codes
(070.6020) Fourier optics and signal processing : Continuous optical signal processing
(190.3270) Nonlinear optics : Kerr effect

ToC Category:
Fourier Optics and Optical Signal Processing

History
Original Manuscript: May 24, 2006
Revised Manuscript: July 7, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: July 9, 2006
Published: July 24, 2006

Citation
Choong Keun Oh, Tae-Young Kim, Seung Hyeon Baek, and Chang-Soo Park, "Photonic microwave notch filter using cross polarization modulation in highly nonlinear fiber and polarization-dependent optical delay in high birefringence fiber," Opt. Express 14, 6628-6633 (2006)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-14-15-6628


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