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Fibre Optic Frequency Shifters
Author(s): P. A. Greenhalgh; A. P. Foord; P. A. Davies; C. N. Pannell
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Paper Abstract

The technology of surface acoustic wave (SAW) optical frequency shifters is discussed. The construction and operation of such a device with a sideband suppression of 35 dB and a carrier suppression of 29 dB is described. A two pass version of this device gave a conversion efficiency of 10% for 2.5W input electrical power.

Paper Details

Date Published: 5 February 1990
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 1176, Components for Fiber Optic Applications IV, (5 February 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.963293
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P. A. Greenhalgh, University of Kent (United Kingdom)
A. P. Foord, University of Kent (United Kingdom)
P. A. Davies, University of Kent (United Kingdom)
C. N. Pannell, University of Kent (United Kingdom)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1176:
Components for Fiber Optic Applications IV
Paul M. Kopera, Editor(s)

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