Optical generation of UWB signal : a comparative study

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Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
In this study, we present an overview on recent existing methods to generate UWB signals. Given the increasing interest in the UWB over optical fiber, special attention will be devoted to optical methods for generating UWB signals. These methods aim at ensuring a good integration of such radio signals over optical fiber with a very low cost. Some hybrid electro-optical methods will be covered before handling "all-optical" approaches. Particular attention will be given to the seven following methods: Chromatic Dispersion based approach, FBG-based approach, Optical impulse radio system, Electrooptical intensity modulator based method, Method based on XPM in an SOA, Optical FSK based method, and Spectral shaping and dispersion-induced frequency to time conversion based technique. For illustration some results will be presented. © 2007 IEEE.
This conference paper is not available at CUD collection. The version of scholarly record of this conference paper is published in 2007 IEEE International Conference on Signal Processing and Communications (2007), available online at: https://doi.org/10.1109/ICSPC.2007.4728529.
Channel capacity, Chromatic dispersion, Communication channels (information theory), Dispersion (waves), Dispersions, Electromagnetic dispersion, Modulation, Optical fibers, Optical frequency conversion, Optical materials, Phase modulation, Signal processing, Telecommunication systems, Chromatic Dispersion (CD), Cross phase modulation (XPM), Electro-optic phase modulator (EOPM), Mach-zehnder modulator (MZM), Ultra wideband (UWB), Light modulators
Dridi, K., & Hamam, H. (2007). Optical generation of UWB signal: A comparative study. In ICSPC 2007 Proceedings - 2007 IEEE International Conference on Signal Processing and Communications (pp. 1155–1158). https://doi.org/10.1109/ICSPC.2007.4728529