Microcomb-based photonic local oscillator for broadband microwave frequency conversion

Xingyuan Xu, Mengxi Tan, Jiayang Wu, Thach G. Nguyen, Sai T. Chu, Brent E. Little, Roberto Morandotti, Arnan Mitchell, David J. Moss

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We report a broadband microwave mixer based on an integrated micro-comb source, with a photonic local oscillator at 48.9 GHz, a conversion efficiency of −6.8 dB and a spurious suppression ratio of over 43.5 dB.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationOptical Fiber Communication Conference, OFC 2019
PublisherOptical Society of America (OSA)
ISBN (Electronic)9781943580538
ISBN (Print)9781728136202
Publication statusPublished - 2019
Externally publishedYes
EventOptical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition 2019 - San Diego, United States of America
Duration: 3 Mar 20197 Mar 2019
https://www.osapublishing.org/conference.cfm?meetingid=5&yr=2019 (Proceedings)

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
VolumePart F160-OFC 2019


ConferenceOptical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition 2019
Abbreviated titleOFC 2019
Country/TerritoryUnited States of America
CitySan Diego
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