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Microwave signal processing in two-frequency domain for ROF systems implementation: training course
Author(s): Oleg G. Morozov; Gennady A. Morozov
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Paper Abstract

This article is presented materials from two tutorials: “Optical two-frequency domain reflectometry1, 2” and “Microwave technologies in industry, living systems and telecommunications3”. These materials were prepared for master training courses and listed in the “SPIE Optical Education Directory” for 2013/2014. The main its theme is microwave photonics. Microwave photonics has been defined as the study of photonic devices operating at microwave frequencies and their application to microwave and optical systems. Its initial rationale was to use the advantages of photonic technologies to provide functions in microwave systems that are very complex or even impossible to carry out directly in the radiofrequency domain. But microwave photonics is also succeeding in incorporating a variety of techniques used in microwave engineering to improve the performance of photonic communication networks and systems. Three parts of this chapter are devoted to applications and construction principles of systems forming microwave photonic filters, measuring instantaneous frequency of microwave heterodyne signals and characterizing stimulated Mandelstam- Brillouin scattering spectrum in ROF systems. The main emphasis is on the use of the two-frequency symmetric radiation, generated by the Il’in-Morozov’s method4, in given systems. It is forming radiation for the synthesis of optical filters coefficients, it’s application and processing determine the increase in the signal-to-noise ratio during heterodyne frequencies monitoring and characterization of nonlinear effects spectrum.

Paper Details

Date Published: 4 April 2014
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 9156, Optical Technologies for Telecommunications 2013, 91560S (4 April 2014); doi: 10.1117/12.2054252
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Oleg G. Morozov, Kazan National Research Technical Univ. (Russian Federation)
Gennady A. Morozov, Kazan National Research Technical Univ. (Russian Federation)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 9156:
Optical Technologies for Telecommunications 2013
Vladimir A. Andreev; Vladimir A. Burdin; Albert H. Sultanov; Oleg G. Morozov, Editor(s)

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