Photonic-assisted one-third microwave frequency divider

Yu Zhang, Ruiqi Zheng, Erwin Hoi Wing Chan, Xudong Wang, Xinhuan Feng, Bai Ou Guan, Jianping Yao

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Abstract

A microwave photonic frequency divider to produce a frequency-divided microwave signal with its frequency that is one-third the frequency of the input microwave signal is proposed and experimentally demonstrated. The key novelty of the approach is that the phase control, a condition to realise the frequency division operation, is implemented through controlling the modulator bias voltage, enabling a wideband, high resolution and fast response phase control. One-third frequency division with an ultra-high harmonic suppression of over 71.5 dB is demonstrated for the first time.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)627-629
Number of pages3
JournalElectronics Letters
Volume58
Issue number16
Early online date2022
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Aug 2022

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