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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 17, Iss. 9 — Apr. 27, 2009
  • pp: 7609–7614

RF phase shifter using a distributed feedback laser in microwave transport systems

Peng-Chun Peng, Fang-Ming Wu, Wen-Jr Jiang, Ruei-Long Lan, Chun-Ting Lin, Jason (Jyehong) Chen, Po Tsung Shih, Gong-Ru Lin, and Sien Chi  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 17, Issue 9, pp. 7609-7614 (2009)

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This work experimentally demonstrates the efficacy of a radio-frequency phase shifter using a distributed feedback laser in a microwave transport system. Phase shifts of about 101° are obtained at 8.75GHz. The proposed phase shifter can amplify microwave signals and thereby improve transmission performance. Additionally, a similar single sideband modulation can be generated by the phase shifter. Experimental results indicate that the proposed phase shifter can be used in future long-distance microwave transport systems and all optical inverters.

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OCIS Codes
(070.1170) Fourier optics and signal processing : Analog optical signal processing

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

Original Manuscript: March 2, 2009
Revised Manuscript: April 14, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: April 21, 2009
Published: April 23, 2009

Peng-Chun Peng, Fang-Ming Wu, Wen-Jr Jiang, Ruei-Long Lan, Chun-Ting Lin, Jason (Jyehong) Chen, Po Tsung Shih, Gong-Ru Lin, and Sien Chi, "RF phase shifter using a distributed feedback laser in microwave transport systems," Opt. Express 17, 7609-7614 (2009)

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