AWG-ieeetechrxiv.pdf (1.07 MB)
Download file

Photonic radio frequency arbitrary waveform generator based on an integrated 49GHz FSR Kerr micro-comb source

Download (1.07 MB)
posted on 2020-05-13, 06:15 authored by David MossDavid Moss
We report a photonic-based radio frequency (RF) arbitrary waveform generator (AWG) using a soliton crystal micro-comb source with a free spectral range (FSR) of 48.9 GHz. We successfully achieve arbitrary shapes including square waveforms with a tunable duty ratio ranging from 10% to 90%, sawtooth waveforms with a tunable slope ratio of 0.2 to 1, and a symmetric concave quadratic chirp waveform with an instantaneous frequency of sub GHz. We achieve good agreement between theory and experiment, validating the effectiveness of this approach towards realizing high-performance, broad bandwidth, nearly user-defined RF waveform generation.


Email Address of Submitting Author

ORCID of Submitting Author


Submitting Author's Institution

swinburne university

Submitting Author's Country

  • Australia

Usage metrics