Optical generation of very narrow linewidth millimetre wave signals

JJ O'reilly, PM Lane, Rolf Heidemann, Rolf Hofstetter

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A novel method for the optical generation and distribution of millimetre waves is described. The method is demonstrated at 36 GHz and an electrical linewidth limited by the resolution bandwidth of the spectrum analyser is achieved. No broadening of the electrical linewidth could be observed after propagation through 8 km of standard fibre.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2309-2311
Number of pages3
JournalElectronics Letters
Issue number25
Publication statusPublished - 3 Dec 1992
Externally publishedYes


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