Highly efficient local-oscillator-free photonic microwave down-converters based on period-one nonlinear dynamics of semiconductor lasers

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Abstract

Photonic microwave down-conversion using period-one nonlinear dynamics of semiconductor lasers is proposed, which provides high conversion efficiency and requires no local oscillators. Experimental demonstration of microwaves at 33.7GHz down-converted to a frequency ranging from 10 to 14 GHz is presented.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationTerahertz, RF, Millimeter, and Submillimeter-Wave Technology and Applications IX
EditorsLaurence P. Sadwick, Tianxin Yang
PublisherSPIE
ISBN (Electronic)9781628419825
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2016 Jan 1
EventTerahertz, RF, Millimeter, and Submillimeter-Wave Technology and Applications IX - San Francisco, United States
Duration: 2016 Feb 152016 Feb 18

Publication series

NameProceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering
Volume9747
ISSN (Print)0277-786X
ISSN (Electronic)1996-756X

Other

OtherTerahertz, RF, Millimeter, and Submillimeter-Wave Technology and Applications IX
CountryUnited States
CitySan Francisco
Period16-02-1516-02-18

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Computer Science Applications
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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    Hung, Y. H., & Hwang, S. K. (2016). Highly efficient local-oscillator-free photonic microwave down-converters based on period-one nonlinear dynamics of semiconductor lasers. In L. P. Sadwick, & T. Yang (Eds.), Terahertz, RF, Millimeter, and Submillimeter-Wave Technology and Applications IX [974718] (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; Vol. 9747). SPIE. https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2212952