OSA's Digital Library

Optics Letters

Optics Letters

| RAPID, SHORT PUBLICATIONS ON THE LATEST IN OPTICAL DISCOVERIES

  • Vol. 21, Iss. 7 — Apr. 1, 1996
  • pp: 483–485

Converting light into spectrally pure microwave oscillation

X. Steve Yao and Lute Maleki  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 21, Issue 7, pp. 483-485 (1996)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.21.000483


View Full Text Article

Enhanced HTML    Acrobat PDF (330 KB)





Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Browse by Journal and Year


   


Lookup Conference Papers

Close Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Article Tools

Share
Citations

Abstract

We present theoretical and experimental results for a novel oscillator that converts continuous light energy into stable and spectrally pure microwave signals. This optoelectronic oscillator can generate ultrastable spectrally pure microwave reference frequencies as high as 75 GHz with a phase noise lower than −140 dBc/Hz at 10 kHz, independent of oscillation frequency.

© 1996 Optical Society of America

History
Original Manuscript: November 1, 1995
Published: April 1, 1996

Citation
X. Steve Yao and Lute Maleki, "Converting light into spectrally pure microwave oscillation," Opt. Lett. 21, 483-485 (1996)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-21-7-483

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Citation lists with outbound citation links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Log in to access OSA Member Subscription

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Cited by links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Log in to access OSA Member Subscription

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Figure files are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Log in to access OSA Member Subscription

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Article level metrics are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Log in to access OSA Member Subscription

« Previous Article  |  Next Article »

OSA is a member of CrossRef.

CrossCheck Deposited