A novel photonic random access memory uses all-optical serial-to-parallel and electrical parallel-to-optical serial conversion, together with an optical clock-pulse generator and a silicon-based memory, and is demonstrated for 40-Gbit/s 16-bit burst optical packets.
© 2003 Optical Society of America
(200.0200) Optics in computing : Optics in computing
(200.4560) Optics in computing : Optical data processing
(210.0210) Optical data storage : Optical data storage
(210.4680) Optical data storage : Optical memories
R. Takahashi, T. Nakahara, K. Takahata, H. Takenouchi, T. Yasui, N. Kondo, and H. Suzuki, "Photonic Random Access Memory Using Serial-to-Parallel and Parallel-to-Serial Conversion," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference, Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2003), paper TuQ3.
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