AllOptical Envelope Detection for Wireless Photonic Communication

Conference: ECOC 2007 - 33rd European Conference and Exhibition of Optical Communication
09/16/2007 - 09/20/2007 at Berlin, Germany

Proceedings: ECOC 2007

Pages: 2Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Monroy, Idelfonso Tafur; Seoane, Jorge; Jeppesen, Palle (Department of Communications, Optics & Materials, COM-DTU, Technical University of Denmark, DK-2800 Kgs. Lyngby, Denmark)

We propose and experimentally demonstrate operation of an all-optical half-wave rectifier to implement all-optical envelope detection for photonic wireless communication. Down-conversion of a 38 GHz, 3.25 Gb/s ASK, radio frequency signal is successfully achieved.