We demonstrate 4-bit analog-to-digital conversion at a sampling rate of 160 GSamples/s using 16-fold optical time-interleaving, and discuss how it is capable of Tera-Sample/s, 5-bit operations.
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(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
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Y. Miyoshi, S. Takagi, H. Nagaeda, S. Namiki, and K. Kitayama, "Toward Tera-Sample/s 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 OMI4.