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RF frequency transparent 90° hybrid based on silicon on insulator photonic circuit
Author(s): Rakesh Sambaraju; Jose Vicente Galan-Conejos; Javier Herrera; Amadeu Griol; Claudio Otón; Pablo Sanchis; Alejandro Martínez
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Paper Abstract

A simple configuration for achieving a radio frequency transparent 90° hybrid, for broadband QAM wireless systems using silicon photonics is proposed. The device consists of a high Q ring resonator which induces an optical 90° phase shift between two adjacent resonant wavelengths. When these optical carriers are modulated by an RF carrier the resulting device behaves as an RF 90° hybrid. Numerical simulations of the phase shift were performed on a 40 GHz carrier, and to demonstrate the frequency transparency phase shift simulations was also performed at a carrier frequency of 60 GHz. One of the main applications of such a device is the generation of millimeter wave 10 Gb/s wireless based on quadrature amplitude modulation.

Paper Details

Date Published: 18 May 2010
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 7719, Silicon Photonics and Photonic Integrated Circuits II, 771914 (18 May 2010); doi: 10.1117/12.854531
Show Author Affiliations
Rakesh Sambaraju, Univ. Politécnica de Valencia (Spain)
Jose Vicente Galan-Conejos, Univ. Politécnica de Valencia (Spain)
Javier Herrera, Univ. Politécnica de Valencia (Spain)
Amadeu Griol, Univ. Politécnica de Valencia (Spain)
Claudio Otón, Univ. Politécnica de Valencia (Spain)
Pablo Sanchis, Univ. Politécnica de Valencia (Spain)
Alejandro Martínez, Univ. Politécnica de Valencia (Spain)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7719:
Silicon Photonics and Photonic Integrated Circuits II
Giancarlo Cesare Righini, Editor(s)

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