Optoelectronic comb generation and cross-injection locking of photonic integrated circuit for millimetre-wave generation

Conference: ECOC 2016 - 42nd European Conference on Optical Communication
09/18/2016 - 09/22/2016 at Düsseldorf, Deutschland

Proceedings: ECOC 2016

Pages: 3Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Jankowski, A.; Kervella, G.; Lamponi, M.; Dijk, F. van (III-V Lab, a joint Laboratory of Nokia Bell Labs, Thales Research & Technology and CEA-LETI, 1 avenue Augustin Fresnel 91127 Palaiseau, France)
Chtioui, M. (Thales Air Systems, 1, 91470, Limours, France)

We demonstrate how a monolithically integrated heterodyne source was used for a 33.6 GHz signal generation using an optical solution by a combination of cross-optical injection locking inside the chip and electrical injection locking at the RF signal 7th sub-harmonic.