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Ring resonators for microwave optoelectronics
Author(s): Ganesh K. Gopalakrishnan; Brock W. Fairchild; C. L. Yeh; C. S. Park; Kai Chang; Mark H. Weichold; Henry Fuller Taylor
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Paper Abstract

Distributed transmission line theory is used to accurately model circular microstrip resonant structures. The model incorporates the effects of microstrip dispersion, conductor and dielectric loss, curvature, and the coupling capacitance of the feed lines. It is applied to study electronically tuned resonators and excellent agreement is obtained between theory and experiment. Microwave optoelectronic mixing is obtained by heterodyning a microwave local oscillator with a modulated optical carrier in a microstrip ring resonator on semi-insulating GaAs substrate.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 August 1991
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 1476, Optical Technology for Microwave Applications V, (1 August 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.45578
Show Author Affiliations
Ganesh K. Gopalakrishnan, Texas A&M Univ. (United States)
Brock W. Fairchild, Texas A&M Univ. (United States)
C. L. Yeh, Texas A&M Univ. (United States)
C. S. Park, Texas A&M Univ. (United States)
Kai Chang, Texas A&M Univ. (United States)
Mark H. Weichold, Texas A&M Univ. (United States)
Henry Fuller Taylor, Texas A&M Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1476:
Optical Technology for Microwave Applications V
Shi-Kay Yao, Editor(s)

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