Orthogonally polarized RF optical single sideband generation and dual-channel equalization based on an integrated microring resonator

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

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Abstract

We demonstrate narrowband orthogonally polarized optical radio frequency (RF) single sideband generation as well as dual-channel equalization based on an integrated dual-polarization-mode high-Q microring resonator. The device operates in the optical communications band and enables narrowband RF operation at either 16.6 or 32.2 GHz, determined by the free spectral range and TE/TM mode interval in the resonator. We achieve a very large dynamic tuning range of over 55 dB for both the optical carrier-to-sideband ratio and the dual-channel RF equalization.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4808-4818
Number of pages11
JournalJournal of Lightwave Technology
Volume36
Issue number20
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 15 Oct 2018
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Micro-ring resonators
  • microwave photonics

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