We propose a dynamic compensation scheme of counter-propagating effect using PM-NOLM, and demonstrate a truly dynamic 8-period input/output optical transfer function, usable for 5-bit quantizing and encoding, a crucial number for the front-end of DSP.
© 2009 Optical Society of America
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.2370) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics sensors
(060.7140) Fiber optics and optical communications : Ultrafast processes in fibers
Y. Miyoshi, S. Takagi, S. Namiki, and K. Kitayama, "Multi-Period PM-NOLM with Dynamic Counter-Propagating Effects Compensation for 5-bit All-Optical Analog-to-Digital Conversion," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference and National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2009), paper PDPA6.
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