Performance Analysis of Photonically Generated Microwave Signal using a Dual-parallel Dual-drive Mach-Zehnder Modulator in Dispersive Media

Amitesh Kumar, Vishnu Priye, Kowshik Moyya

Abstract

Dispersion is one of the potential limiting parameter for generation of microwave signal using photonic methods. In this paper, we analyse theoretically, the influence of fiber dispersion parameter on the photonically generated microwave/millimeter wave signal using dual-parallel dual-drive LiNbO3 Mach- Zender modulators. Intensity at the output of photodetector having, eight and sixteen times frequency of microwave drive signal and harmonic suppression versus modulation index (ß) and filter attenuation is discussed and it has been found that dispersion plays a major role on generation and transmission of microwave signal in optical domain.

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Kumar A., Priye V. and Moyya K. (2016). Performance Analysis of Photonically Generated Microwave Signal using a Dual-parallel Dual-drive Mach-Zehnder Modulator in Dispersive Media . In Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Photonics, Optics and Laser Technology - Volume 1: PHOTOPTICS, ISBN 978-989-758-174-8, pages 264-269. DOI: 10.5220/0005741702640269


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@conference{photoptics16,
author={Amitesh Kumar and Vishnu Priye and Kowshik Moyya},
title={Performance Analysis of Photonically Generated Microwave Signal using a Dual-parallel Dual-drive Mach-Zehnder Modulator in Dispersive Media},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Photonics, Optics and Laser Technology - Volume 1: PHOTOPTICS,},
year={2016},
pages={264-269},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0005741702640269},
isbn={978-989-758-174-8},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Photonics, Optics and Laser Technology - Volume 1: PHOTOPTICS,
TI - Performance Analysis of Photonically Generated Microwave Signal using a Dual-parallel Dual-drive Mach-Zehnder Modulator in Dispersive Media
SN - 978-989-758-174-8
AU - Kumar A.
AU - Priye V.
AU - Moyya K.
PY - 2016
SP - 264
EP - 269
DO - 10.5220/0005741702640269