1 December 2010 Simplified photonic microwave frequency measurement using a loop mirror filter
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Abstract
A more simplified photonic microwave frequency measurement configuration based on a loop mirror filter is proposed and experimentally demonstrated. It is implemented by propagating a carrier-suppressed double-sideband modulated optical signal through a loop mirror filter. The ratio between the optical powers of the two output ports provides a direct measurement of the unknown signal frequency. This scheme can solve the main problems that exist in previous work. A proof-of-concept experiment is performed with a measurement range of 6 to 18 GHz and resolution less than 0.35 GHz.
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Jian Dai, Jian Dai, Kun Xu, Kun Xu, Xiaoqiang Sun, Xiaoqiang Sun, Yan Li, Yan Li, Jian Wu, Jian Wu, Jintong Lin, Jintong Lin, } "Simplified photonic microwave frequency measurement using a loop mirror filter," Optical Engineering 49(12), 123605 (1 December 2010). https://doi.org/10.1117/1.3524237 . Submission:
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