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Optical Engineering • Open Access

Ultrawideband monocycle pulse generation using dual-output intensity modulator
Author(s): Yue Peng; Hongming Zhang; Qingwei Wu; Xin Fu; Minyu Yao

Paper Abstract

An approach to generate ultrawideband (UWB) monocycle pulses is proposed and experimentally demonstrated, based on a dual-output intensity modulator and tunable optical time delay. Positive and negative pulses are obtained from two output ports of the modulator, respectively, and are coupled together through different time delays. The generated monocycle pulse has a 10-dB bandwidth of 6.5 GHz and a central frequency of 3.7 GHz.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 June 2008
PDF: 3 pages
Opt. Eng. 47(6) 060501 doi: 10.1117/1.2938834
Published in: Optical Engineering Volume 47, Issue 6
Show Author Affiliations
Yue Peng, Tsinghua Univ. (China)
Hongming Zhang, Tsinghua Univ. (China)
Qingwei Wu, Tsinghua Univ. (China)
Xin Fu, Tsinghua Univ. (China)
Minyu Yao, Tsinghua Univ. (China)


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