Abstract

Rapid and continuous tunability of time delay is a crucial functionality for radio frequency (RF) photonic signal processing systems. Recent developments in photonic integration have enabled realizations of integrated microwave photonic (MWP) delay lines based on optical resonant devices such as ring resonators, typically tuned by slow thermo-optic effect. Here, we introduce an optical tuning approach to controlling and switching RF time delay from integrated optical ring resonators with a fast tuning speed. We demonstrate seamless tuning between pulse delay and advancement, as well as gigahertz switch capability without modifying the properties of resonators. This scheme opens the possibility for wideband advanced time-delay manipulation of RF signals for phase-arrayed antennas and radar applications in a general and compatible approach.

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J. Sancho, J. Bourderionnet, J. Lloret, S. Combrié, I. Gasulla, S. Xavier, S. Sales, P. Colman, G. Lehoucq, D. Dolfi, J. Capmany, and A. De Rossi, “Integrable microwave filter based on a photonic crystal delay line,” Nat. Commun. 3, 1075 (2012).
[Crossref]

V. R. Supradeepa, C. M. Long, R. Wu, F. Ferdous, E. Hamidi, D. E. Leaird, and A. M. Weiner, “Comb-based radiofrequency photonic filters with rapid tunability and high selectivity,” Nat. Photonics 6, 186–194 (2012).
[Crossref]

X. Yi, L. Li, T. X. H. Huang, and R. A. Minasian, “Programmable multiple true-time-delay elements based on a Fourier-domain optical processor,” Opt. Lett. 37, 608–610 (2012).
[Crossref]

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[Crossref]

2011 (4)

2010 (4)

2009 (3)

J. Yao, “Microwave photonics,” J. Lightwave Technol. 27, 314–335 (2009).
[Crossref]

P. A. Morton and J. B. Khurgin, “Microwave photonic delay line with separate tuning of the optical carrier,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 21, 1686–1688 (2009).
[Crossref]

P. F. McManamon, “A review of phased array steering for narrow-band electrooptical systems,” Proc. IEEE 97, 1078–1096 (2009).
[Crossref]

2007 (1)

J. Capmany and D. Novak, “Microwave photonics combines two worlds,” Nat. Photonics 1, 319–330 (2007).
[Crossref]

2006 (2)

Q. Xu, S. Sandhu, M. L. Povinelli, J. Shakya, S. Fan, and M. Lipson, “Experimental realization of an on-chip all-optical analogue to electromagnetically induced transparency,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 96, 123901 (2006).
[Crossref]

A. J. Seeds and K. J. Williams, “Microwave photonics,” J. Lightwave Technol. 24, 4628–4641 (2006).
[Crossref]

2005 (1)

M. S. Rasras, C. K. Madsen, M. A. Cappuzzo, E. Chen, L. T. Gomez, E. J. Laskowski, A. Griffin, A. Wong-Foy, A. Gasparyan, A. Kasper, J. Le Grange, and S. S. Patel, “Integrated resonance-enhanced variable optical delay lines,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 17, 834–836 (2005).
[Crossref]

2004 (1)

M. F. Yanik, W. Suh, Z. Wang, and S. Fan, “Stopping light in a waveguide with an all-optical analog of electromagnetically induced transparency,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 93, 233903 (2004).
[Crossref]

2002 (1)

Y. Liu, J. Yang, and J. Yao, “Continuous true-time-delay beamforming for phased array antenna using a tunable chirped fiber grating delay line,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 14, 1172–1174 (2002).
[Crossref]

2001 (1)

G. Lenz, B. J. Eggleton, C. K. Madsen, and R. E. Slusher, “Optical delay lines based on optical filters,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 37, 525–532 (2001).
[Crossref]

1997 (1)

J. L. Corral, J. Marti, J. M. Fuster, and R. I. Laming, “True time-delay scheme for feeding optically controlled phased-array antennas using chirped-fiber gratings,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 9, 1529–1531 (1997).
[Crossref]

Abrecht, F. C.

Adams, R.

J. Wang, R. Ashrafi, R. Adams, I. Glesk, I. Gasulla, J. Capmany, and L. R. Chen, “Subwavelength grating enabled on-chip ultra-compact optical true time delay line,” Sci. Rep. 6, 30235 (2016).
[Crossref]

Aryanfar, I.

Asghari, M.

Ashrafi, R.

J. Wang, R. Ashrafi, R. Adams, I. Glesk, I. Gasulla, J. Capmany, and L. R. Chen, “Subwavelength grating enabled on-chip ultra-compact optical true time delay line,” Sci. Rep. 6, 30235 (2016).
[Crossref]

Ayun, M.

Baeuerle, B.

Beeker, W.

Berger, P.

Boller, K. J.

Bonjour, R.

Bourderionnet, J.

J. Sancho, J. Bourderionnet, J. Lloret, S. Combrié, I. Gasulla, S. Xavier, S. Sales, P. Colman, G. Lehoucq, D. Dolfi, J. Capmany, and A. De Rossi, “Integrable microwave filter based on a photonic crystal delay line,” Nat. Commun. 3, 1075 (2012).
[Crossref]

S. Chin, L. Thévenaz, J. Sancho, S. Sales, J. Capmany, P. Berger, J. Bourderionnet, and D. Dolfi, “Broadband true time delay for microwave signal processing, using slow light based on stimulated Brillouin scattering in optical fibers,” Opt. Express 18, 22599–22613 (2010).
[Crossref]

Burla, M.

Byrnes, A.

Capmany, J.

J. Wang, R. Ashrafi, R. Adams, I. Glesk, I. Gasulla, J. Capmany, and L. R. Chen, “Subwavelength grating enabled on-chip ultra-compact optical true time delay line,” Sci. Rep. 6, 30235 (2016).
[Crossref]

D. Marpaung, C. Roeloffzen, R. Heideman, A. Leinse, S. Sales, and J. Capmany, “Integrated microwave photonics,” Laser Photon. Rev. 7, 506–538 (2013).
[Crossref]

J. Sancho, J. Bourderionnet, J. Lloret, S. Combrié, I. Gasulla, S. Xavier, S. Sales, P. Colman, G. Lehoucq, D. Dolfi, J. Capmany, and A. De Rossi, “Integrable microwave filter based on a photonic crystal delay line,” Nat. Commun. 3, 1075 (2012).
[Crossref]

J. Capmany, I. Gasulla, and S. Sales, “Microwave photonics: harnessing slow light,” Nat. Photonics 5, 731–733 (2011).
[Crossref]

S. Chin, L. Thévenaz, J. Sancho, S. Sales, J. Capmany, P. Berger, J. Bourderionnet, and D. Dolfi, “Broadband true time delay for microwave signal processing, using slow light based on stimulated Brillouin scattering in optical fibers,” Opt. Express 18, 22599–22613 (2010).
[Crossref]

J. Capmany and D. Novak, “Microwave photonics combines two worlds,” Nat. Photonics 1, 319–330 (2007).
[Crossref]

Cappuzzo, M. A.

M. S. Rasras, C. K. Madsen, M. A. Cappuzzo, E. Chen, L. T. Gomez, E. J. Laskowski, A. Griffin, A. Wong-Foy, A. Gasparyan, A. Kasper, J. Le Grange, and S. S. Patel, “Integrated resonance-enhanced variable optical delay lines,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 17, 834–836 (2005).
[Crossref]

Cardenas, J.

Chen, E.

M. S. Rasras, C. K. Madsen, M. A. Cappuzzo, E. Chen, L. T. Gomez, E. J. Laskowski, A. Griffin, A. Wong-Foy, A. Gasparyan, A. Kasper, J. Le Grange, and S. S. Patel, “Integrated resonance-enhanced variable optical delay lines,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 17, 834–836 (2005).
[Crossref]

Chen, L. R.

J. Wang, R. Ashrafi, R. Adams, I. Glesk, I. Gasulla, J. Capmany, and L. R. Chen, “Subwavelength grating enabled on-chip ultra-compact optical true time delay line,” Sci. Rep. 6, 30235 (2016).
[Crossref]

Cherbak, E.

R. Madrak, D. Sun, D. Wildman, E. Cherbak, and D. Horan, “New materials and designs for high-power, fast phase shifters,” in Proceedings of LINAC (2006), p. 829.

Chin, S.

Choi, D.-Y.

Choudhary, A.

Colman, P.

J. Sancho, J. Bourderionnet, J. Lloret, S. Combrié, I. Gasulla, S. Xavier, S. Sales, P. Colman, G. Lehoucq, D. Dolfi, J. Capmany, and A. De Rossi, “Integrable microwave filter based on a photonic crystal delay line,” Nat. Commun. 3, 1075 (2012).
[Crossref]

Combrié, S.

J. Sancho, J. Bourderionnet, J. Lloret, S. Combrié, I. Gasulla, S. Xavier, S. Sales, P. Colman, G. Lehoucq, D. Dolfi, J. Capmany, and A. De Rossi, “Integrable microwave filter based on a photonic crystal delay line,” Nat. Commun. 3, 1075 (2012).
[Crossref]

Corral, J. L.

J. L. Corral, J. Marti, J. M. Fuster, and R. I. Laming, “True time-delay scheme for feeding optically controlled phased-array antennas using chirped-fiber gratings,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 9, 1529–1531 (1997).
[Crossref]

Cunningham, J. E.

Dalton, L. R.

De Rossi, A.

J. Sancho, J. Bourderionnet, J. Lloret, S. Combrié, I. Gasulla, S. Xavier, S. Sales, P. Colman, G. Lehoucq, D. Dolfi, J. Capmany, and A. De Rossi, “Integrable microwave filter based on a photonic crystal delay line,” Nat. Commun. 3, 1075 (2012).
[Crossref]

Dolfi, D.

J. Sancho, J. Bourderionnet, J. Lloret, S. Combrié, I. Gasulla, S. Xavier, S. Sales, P. Colman, G. Lehoucq, D. Dolfi, J. Capmany, and A. De Rossi, “Integrable microwave filter based on a photonic crystal delay line,” Nat. Commun. 3, 1075 (2012).
[Crossref]

S. Chin, L. Thévenaz, J. Sancho, S. Sales, J. Capmany, P. Berger, J. Bourderionnet, and D. Dolfi, “Broadband true time delay for microwave signal processing, using slow light based on stimulated Brillouin scattering in optical fibers,” Opt. Express 18, 22599–22613 (2010).
[Crossref]

Dong, P.

Eggleton, B. J.

Elder, D. L.

Fan, S.

Q. Xu, S. Sandhu, M. L. Povinelli, J. Shakya, S. Fan, and M. Lipson, “Experimental realization of an on-chip all-optical analogue to electromagnetically induced transparency,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 96, 123901 (2006).
[Crossref]

M. F. Yanik, W. Suh, Z. Wang, and S. Fan, “Stopping light in a waveguide with an all-optical analog of electromagnetically induced transparency,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 93, 233903 (2004).
[Crossref]

Fathpour, S.

S. Fathpour, “Silicon-photonics-based wideband radar beamforming: basic design,” Opt. Eng. 49, 018201 (2010).
[Crossref]

Fddoryshyn, Y.

Feng, D.

Ferdous, F.

V. R. Supradeepa, C. M. Long, R. Wu, F. Ferdous, E. Hamidi, D. E. Leaird, and A. M. Weiner, “Comb-based radiofrequency photonic filters with rapid tunability and high selectivity,” Nat. Photonics 6, 186–194 (2012).
[Crossref]

Foster, M. A.

Fuster, J. M.

J. L. Corral, J. Marti, J. M. Fuster, and R. I. Laming, “True time-delay scheme for feeding optically controlled phased-array antennas using chirped-fiber gratings,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 9, 1529–1531 (1997).
[Crossref]

Gaeta, A. L.

Gasparyan, A.

M. S. Rasras, C. K. Madsen, M. A. Cappuzzo, E. Chen, L. T. Gomez, E. J. Laskowski, A. Griffin, A. Wong-Foy, A. Gasparyan, A. Kasper, J. Le Grange, and S. S. Patel, “Integrated resonance-enhanced variable optical delay lines,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 17, 834–836 (2005).
[Crossref]

Gasulla, I.

J. Wang, R. Ashrafi, R. Adams, I. Glesk, I. Gasulla, J. Capmany, and L. R. Chen, “Subwavelength grating enabled on-chip ultra-compact optical true time delay line,” Sci. Rep. 6, 30235 (2016).
[Crossref]

J. Sancho, J. Bourderionnet, J. Lloret, S. Combrié, I. Gasulla, S. Xavier, S. Sales, P. Colman, G. Lehoucq, D. Dolfi, J. Capmany, and A. De Rossi, “Integrable microwave filter based on a photonic crystal delay line,” Nat. Commun. 3, 1075 (2012).
[Crossref]

J. Capmany, I. Gasulla, and S. Sales, “Microwave photonics: harnessing slow light,” Nat. Photonics 5, 731–733 (2011).
[Crossref]

Gebrewold, S. A.

Glesk, I.

J. Wang, R. Ashrafi, R. Adams, I. Glesk, I. Gasulla, J. Capmany, and L. R. Chen, “Subwavelength grating enabled on-chip ultra-compact optical true time delay line,” Sci. Rep. 6, 30235 (2016).
[Crossref]

Gomez, L. T.

M. S. Rasras, C. K. Madsen, M. A. Cappuzzo, E. Chen, L. T. Gomez, E. J. Laskowski, A. Griffin, A. Wong-Foy, A. Gasparyan, A. Kasper, J. Le Grange, and S. S. Patel, “Integrated resonance-enhanced variable optical delay lines,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 17, 834–836 (2005).
[Crossref]

Griffin, A.

M. S. Rasras, C. K. Madsen, M. A. Cappuzzo, E. Chen, L. T. Gomez, E. J. Laskowski, A. Griffin, A. Wong-Foy, A. Gasparyan, A. Kasper, J. Le Grange, and S. S. Patel, “Integrated resonance-enhanced variable optical delay lines,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 17, 834–836 (2005).
[Crossref]

Haffner, C.

Hafner, C.

Hamidi, E.

V. R. Supradeepa, C. M. Long, R. Wu, F. Ferdous, E. Hamidi, D. E. Leaird, and A. M. Weiner, “Comb-based radiofrequency photonic filters with rapid tunability and high selectivity,” Nat. Photonics 6, 186–194 (2012).
[Crossref]

Heideman, R.

Heideman, R. G.

Heni, W.

Hillerkuss, D.

Hoekman, M.

Hoessbacher, C.

Horan, D.

R. Madrak, D. Sun, D. Wildman, E. Cherbak, and D. Horan, “New materials and designs for high-power, fast phase shifters,” in Proceedings of LINAC (2006), p. 829.

Huang, T. X. H.

Jiang, H. Y.

Johnston, P. V.

Josten, A.

Kasper, A.

M. S. Rasras, C. K. Madsen, M. A. Cappuzzo, E. Chen, L. T. Gomez, E. J. Laskowski, A. Griffin, A. Wong-Foy, A. Gasparyan, A. Kasper, J. Le Grange, and S. S. Patel, “Integrated resonance-enhanced variable optical delay lines,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 17, 834–836 (2005).
[Crossref]

Khan, M. R.

Khurgin, J. B.

Krishnamoorthy, A. V.

Laming, R. I.

J. L. Corral, J. Marti, J. M. Fuster, and R. I. Laming, “True time-delay scheme for feeding optically controlled phased-array antennas using chirped-fiber gratings,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 9, 1529–1531 (1997).
[Crossref]

Laskowski, E. J.

M. S. Rasras, C. K. Madsen, M. A. Cappuzzo, E. Chen, L. T. Gomez, E. J. Laskowski, A. Griffin, A. Wong-Foy, A. Gasparyan, A. Kasper, J. Le Grange, and S. S. Patel, “Integrated resonance-enhanced variable optical delay lines,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 17, 834–836 (2005).
[Crossref]

Le Grange, J.

M. S. Rasras, C. K. Madsen, M. A. Cappuzzo, E. Chen, L. T. Gomez, E. J. Laskowski, A. Griffin, A. Wong-Foy, A. Gasparyan, A. Kasper, J. Le Grange, and S. S. Patel, “Integrated resonance-enhanced variable optical delay lines,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 17, 834–836 (2005).
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Fig. 1.
Fig. 1.

Basic block diagrams of (a) a conventional MWP delay line and (b) a MWP delay line with phase amplification. O-E, optical-to-electronic conversion; E-O, electronic-to-optical conversion.

Fig. 2.
Fig. 2.

Schematic illustrations of the operational principle of (a) phase-amplification technique and (b) dispersion enhancement from an initial dispersion induced by an optical resonance.

Fig. 3.
Fig. 3.

(a) Schematic implementation of dispersion control based on the phase-response amplification, using dual-sideband phase modulation. (b) Simulation results of synthesized phase response with various amplitudes of the reference signal. The phase slope flips when the amplitude ratio changes from A 2 / A 1 < 1 to A 2 / A 1 > 1 .

Fig. 4.
Fig. 4.

(a) Schematic of the experimental setup to confirm the working principle of the phase-amplification technique. PM, phase modulator; PD, photodetector; VNA, network analyzer. Qualitative optical spectra denoted by red points are shown above the setup diagram. (b) Experimental results of synthesized phase response with various amplitude ratios. Notably, the phase slope flips when the amplitude ratio changes from A 2 / A 1 < 1 to A 2 / A 1 > 1 .

Fig. 5.
Fig. 5.

Schematic of the experimental setup to demonstrate tunable RF signal delay based on the phase-amplification technique. PM, phase modulator; PD, photodetector; LO, local oscillator. Qualitative optical spectra denoted by red points are shown above the setup diagram.

Fig. 6.
Fig. 6.

Experimental results of (a) pulse delay enhancement and (b) switching from negative delay to positive delay, along with corresponding spectra.

Fig. 7.
Fig. 7.

Measured oscilloscope signals for demonstration of rapid tuning. The gate signal drives the phase switching that is reflected by the converted voltage indicated by the synthesized signal.

Fig. 8.
Fig. 8.

Simulation results for the analysis of the phase-amplification capacity based on the schematic phasor representation in Fig. 2(a). (a) Synthesized phase response as a function of the phase input under different amplitude ratios A 2 / A 1 . (b) Amplification factor as a function of the amplitude ratio A 2 / A 1 under different phase inputs.

Fig. 9.
Fig. 9.

Simulation results for analysis of the RF signal loss and synthesized group delay as a function of amplitude ratio. Parameters used in the simulation are based on those used in experiments.

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Table 1. Tuning Speed Comparison of Reported MWP Tuning Schemes

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