20 February 2018 The spurious response of microwave photonic mixer
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Microwave photonic mixer is a potential solution for wideband information systems due to the ultra-wide operating bandwidth, high LO-to-RF isolation, the intrinsic immunity to electromagnetic interference, and the compatibility with exsiting microwave photonic transmission systems. The spurious response of microwave photonic mixer cascading in series a pair of Mach-Zehnder interferometric intensity modulators has been simulated and analyzed in this paper. The low order spurious products caused by the nonlinearity of modulators are non-negligible, and the proper IF frequency and accurate bias-controlling are of great importance to mitigate the impact of spurious products.
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Yongchuan Xiao, Yongchuan Xiao, Guoshun Zhong, Guoshun Zhong, Pengfei Qu, Pengfei Qu, Lijun Sun, Lijun Sun, } "The spurious response of microwave photonic mixer", Proc. SPIE 10697, Fourth Seminar on Novel Optoelectronic Detection Technology and Application, 106974P (20 February 2018); doi: 10.1117/12.2311846; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2311846
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