Abstract

A method to improve the linearity of the analog photonic link is proposed and experimentally demonstrated, which consists of a phase modulator and an optical tunable bandpass filter. By carefully optimizing the bandwidth and center wavelength of the filter, we can significantly suppress the third-order intermodulation distortion by ∼32  dB. Subsequently the spurious-free dynamic range of the link is improved by ∼14  dB.

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[CrossRef]

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Pan, W.

Z. Y. Chen, L. S. Yan, Y. H. Guo, W. Pan, B. Luo, X. H. Zou, and T. Zhou, in Proceedings of Conference on Laser and Electo-Optics (Optical Society of America, 2013), CM3G.7.

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[CrossRef]

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S. Y. Li, X. P. Zheng, H. Y. Zhang, and B. K. Zhou, IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 22, 1775 (2010).
[CrossRef]

Zhou, B. K.

S. Y. Li, X. P. Zheng, H. Y. Zhang, and B. K. Zhou, IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 22, 1775 (2010).
[CrossRef]

Zhou, T.

Z. Y. Chen, L. S. Yan, Y. H. Guo, W. Pan, B. Luo, X. H. Zou, and T. Zhou, in Proceedings of Conference on Laser and Electo-Optics (Optical Society of America, 2013), CM3G.7.

Zou, X. H.

H. Chi, X. H. Zou, and J. P. Yao, J. Lightwave Technol. 27, 511 (2009).
[CrossRef]

Z. Y. Chen, L. S. Yan, Y. H. Guo, W. Pan, B. Luo, X. H. Zou, and T. Zhou, in Proceedings of Conference on Laser and Electo-Optics (Optical Society of America, 2013), CM3G.7.

IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. (4)

S. Y. Li, X. P. Zheng, H. Y. Zhang, and B. K. Zhou, IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 22, 1775 (2010).
[CrossRef]

A. Agarwal, T. Banwell, P. Toliver, and T. K. Woodward, IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 23, 24 (2011).
[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

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IEEE Trans. Microwave Theor. Tech. (1)

A. J. Seeds, IEEE Trans. Microwave Theor. Tech. 50, 877 (2002).
[CrossRef]

J. Lightwave Technol. (3)

Opt. Lett. (1)

Other (3)

Z. Y. Chen, L. S. Yan, Y. H. Guo, W. Pan, B. Luo, X. H. Zou, and T. Zhou, in Proceedings of Conference on Laser and Electo-Optics (Optical Society of America, 2013), CM3G.7.

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D. Marpaung, High Dynamic Range Analog Photonic Links: Design and Implementation (University of Twente, 2009).

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