Microwave Signal Processing over Multicore Fiber
AbstractWe review the introduction of the space dimension into fiber-based technologies to implement compact and versatile signal processing solutions for microwave and millimeter wave signals. Built upon multicore fiber links and devices, this approach allows the realization of fiber-distributed signal processing in the context of fiber-wireless communications, providing both radiofrequency access distribution and signal processing in the same fiber medium. We present different space-division multiplexing architectures to implement tunable true time delay lines that can be applied to a variety of microwave photonics functionalities, such as signal filtering, radio beamsteering in phased array antennas or optoelectronic oscillation. In particular, this paper gathers our latest work on the following multicore fiber technologies: dispersion-engineered heterogeneous multicore fiber links for distributed tunable true time delay line operation; multicavity devices built upon the selective inscription of gratings in homogenous multicore fibers for compact true time delay line operation; and multicavity optoelectronic oscillation over both homogeneous and heterogeneous multicore fibers. View Full-Text
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García, S.; Barrera, D.; Hervás, J.; Sales, S.; Gasulla, I. Microwave Signal Processing over Multicore Fiber. Photonics 2017, 4, 49.
García S, Barrera D, Hervás J, Sales S, Gasulla I. Microwave Signal Processing over Multicore Fiber. Photonics. 2017; 4(4):49.Chicago/Turabian Style
García, Sergi; Barrera, David; Hervás, Javier; Sales, Salvador; Gasulla, Ivana. 2017. "Microwave Signal Processing over Multicore Fiber." Photonics 4, no. 4: 49.
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