Patent Number: 7,133,190

Title: Optical frequency converter

Abstract: An optical frequency converter that can use a low-amplitude, high-frequency signal for converting a wide range of optical frequencies. The optical frequency converter includes a device for modulating a lightwave of a preset frequency with a modulation signal to generate a group of sidebands thereof, a device for selecting sidebands from among the group of sidebands, and a device for changing modulation signal frequencies and selecting specific sidebands.

Inventors: Kawanishi; Tetsuya (Koganei, JP)

Assignee: National Institute of Information and Communications Technology

International Classification: G02F 2/02 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2019-11-07 0:00:00