Instantaneous bandwidth of counter-phase optical interference cancellation for RF communications

John Suarez, Paul R. Prucnal

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

19 Scopus citations

Abstract

We describe an important second-order effect in the counter-phase optical interference cancellation system [also referred to as the opto-cancellation system (OCS)]. The uniformity of signal cancellation provided by the OCS, across a nonzero instantaneous bandwidth, is limited due to Vπ mismatches in the electro-optic modulators comprising the system. The effect of these mismatches on the cancellation is examined quantitatively.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number5982101
Pages (from-to)507-509
Number of pages3
JournalIEEE Microwave and Wireless Components Letters
Volume21
Issue number9
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 1 2011

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Keywords

  • Co-site interference cancellation
  • Mach-Zehnder electro-optic modulators
  • RF photonics
  • system characterization

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics of 'Instantaneous bandwidth of counter-phase optical interference cancellation for RF communications'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this