We demonstrate an all-optical sample-and-hold architecture for photonically-assisted ADCs. Our scheme utilizes sub-ps sampling and dispersion to create >100-ps hold pulses and is additionally shown to reduce laser pulse amplitude jitter by 4.2 dB.
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K. G. Petrillo, J. R. Stroud, and M. A. Foster, "An All-Optical Sample-and-Hold Architecture Incorporating Amplitude Jitter Suppression," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics 2012, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2012), paper CM2B.7.
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