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Opto-electronic oscillator and its applications
Author(s): X. Steve Yao; Lute Maleki
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Paper Abstract

We review the properties of a new class of microwave oscillators called opto-electronic oscillators (OEO). We present theoretical and experimental results of a multi-loop technique for single mode selection. We then describe a new development called coupled OEO (COEO) in which the electrical oscillation is directly coupled with the optical oscillation, producing an OEO that generates stable optical pulses and single mode microwave oscillation simultaneously. Finally we discuss various applications of OEO.

Paper Details

Date Published: 10 April 1997
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 3038, High-Speed Semiconductor Lasers for Communication, (10 April 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.271449
Show Author Affiliations
X. Steve Yao, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States)
Lute Maleki, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3038:
High-Speed Semiconductor Lasers for Communication
Norman S. Kwong; Radhakrishnan Nagarajan, Editor(s)

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