Programmable Optical Chips For Integrated Microwave Photonics RF Filters

Leimeng Zhuang

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Programmable optical chips are a key technology for integrated microwave photonics. They enable flexible and stable signal processing operations on miniaturized chips with ultimate control precision and potential for low-cost fabrication. Integrated microwave photonic filters are an important function for photonic-assisted RF front-ends which opens a path to overcome the bandwidth limitation of the current digital electronics. Programmable optical chips enable such filters with high function flexibility, continuous tunability, and sharp frequency selectivity, which facilitate innovations of a wide range of new applications. Here, we review the recent works in this area that pave the path towards realizing microwave photonic filters with DSP-level flexibility, MHz-level frequency selectivity, and very importantly, full function integration on a chip scale.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2017 Opto-Electronics and Communications Conference (OECC 2017) and Photonics Global Conference (PGC 2017)
Subtitle of host publicationSingapore 31 July – 4 August 2017
EditorsChangyuan Yu, Chengkuo Lee, Christina Lim
Place of PublicationPiscataway NJ USA
PublisherIEEE, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
Number of pages2
ISBN (Electronic)9781509062935
ISBN (Print)9781509062942
Publication statusPublished - 2017
EventOptoelectronics and Communications Conference (OECC) 2017
- Marina Bay Sands Expo and Convention Centre, Singapore
Duration: 31 Jul 20174 Aug 2017
Conference number: 22nd (IEEE proceedings)


ConferenceOptoelectronics and Communications Conference (OECC) 2017
Abbreviated titleOECC 2017
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