dc.contributor.authorWu, Kan
dc.contributor.authorShum, Perry Ping
dc.contributor.authorAditya, Sheel
dc.contributor.authorOuyang, Chunmei
dc.contributor.authorWong, Jia Haur
dc.contributor.authorLam, Huy Quoc
dc.contributor.authorLee, Kenneth Eng Kian
dc.identifier.citationWu, K., Shum, P. P., Aditya, S., Ouyang, C., Wong, J. H., Lam, H. Q., & Lee, K. E. K. (2011). Characterization of the Excess Noise Conversion from Optical Relative Intensity Noise in the Photodetection of Mode-locked Lasers for Microwave Signal Synthesis. Journal of Lightwave Technology, 29(24), 3622-3631.en_US
dc.description.abstractExcess noise converted from the optical relative intensity noise (RIN) has limited the noise performance in the microwave signal synthesis application for mode-locked lasers. In this paper, a method for detailed characterization of the excess noise conversion from the optical RIN to the electrical pulse width jitter (PWJ), electrical relative amplitude noise (RAN) and electrical phase noise in the photodetection of mode-locked lasers is proposed. With the measured noise conversion ratios, one can predict the electrical RAN and phase noise power spectral densities under different input optical powers. The effect of the pulse width and peak power of the incident optical pulses and the effect of the saturation power of the photodetectors are also investigated. The results are used to suggest guidelines for achieving low-noise photodetection for microwave signal synthesis application.en_US
dc.format.extent10 p.en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesJournal of lightwave technologyen_US
dc.rights© 2011 IEEE. Personal use of this material is permitted. Permission from IEEE must be obtained for all other uses, in any current or future media, including reprinting/republishing this material for advertising or promotional purposes, creating new collective works, for resale or redistribution to servers or lists, or reuse of any copyrighted component of this work in other works. The published version is available at: [http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/JLT.2011.2173464].en_US
dc.subjectDRNTU::Science::Physics::Optics and light
dc.titleCharacterization of the excess noise conversion from optical relative intensity noise in the photodetection of mode-locked lasers for microwave signal synthesisen_US
dc.typeJournal Article
dc.contributor.schoolSchool of Electrical and Electronic Engineeringen_US
dc.description.versionAccepted versionen_US

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