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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 34, Iss. 15 — Aug. 1, 2009
  • pp: 2375–2377

Photonic radio-frequency phase shifter based on polarization interference

Han Chen, Yi Dong, Hao He, Weisheng Hu, and Lemin Li  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 34, Issue 15, pp. 2375-2377 (2009)

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An rf photonic phase shifter based on polarization interference is presented, and the theoretical fundamentals of the design are explained. This phase shifter provides broad operational bandwidth and a full 360° phase-shift tuning range with a single external electrical control. A prototype of the rf photonic phase shifter with a frequency of 26.75 GHz and 360° tuning range is experimentally demonstrated.

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OCIS Codes
(230.5440) Optical devices : Polarization-selective devices
(280.5110) Remote sensing and sensors : Phased-array radar

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

Original Manuscript: April 30, 2009
Revised Manuscript: June 18, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: June 26, 2009
Published: July 31, 2009

Han Chen, Yi Dong, Hao He, Weisheng Hu, and Lemin Li, "Photonic radio-frequency phase shifter based on polarization interference," Opt. Lett. 34, 2375-2377 (2009)

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