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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 18, Iss. 21 — Oct. 11, 2010
  • pp: 22358–22363

Compact optoelectronic microwave oscillators using ultra-high Q whispering gallery mode disk-resonators and phase modulation

Kirill Volyanskiy, Patrice Salzenstein, Hervé Tavernier, Maxim Pogurmirskiy, Yanne K. Chembo, and Laurent Larger  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 18, Issue 21, pp. 22358-22363 (2010)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.18.022358


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Abstract

We demonstrate a compact optoelectronic oscillator based on phase modulation and ultra-high Q disk resonators. A 10.7 GHz microwave is generated, with a phase noise of −90 dBrad2/Hz at 10 kHz from the carrier, and −110 dBrad2/Hz at 100 kHz.

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OCIS Codes
(130.0250) Integrated optics : Optoelectronics
(350.4010) Other areas of optics : Microwaves

ToC Category:
Integrated Optics

History
Original Manuscript: June 21, 2010
Revised Manuscript: September 10, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: September 28, 2010
Published: October 7, 2010

Citation
Kirill Volyanskiy, Patrice Salzenstein, Hervé Tavernier, Maxim Pogurmirskiy, Yanne K. Chembo, and Laurent Larger, "Compact optoelectronic microwave oscillators using ultra-high Q whispering gallery mode disk-resonators and phase modulation," Opt. Express 18, 22358-22363 (2010)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-18-21-22358


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