Photonically-Sampled analog-to-digital conversion utilizing a spatial oversampling technique is described and experimentally demonstrated. Spatial oversampling’s ability to boost the ADC’s resolution is verified. Digitization of a 13GHz signal with 6.3 ENOB is demonstrated.
© 2014 OSA
(070.1170) Fourier optics and signal processing : Analog optical signal processing
(130.3120) Integrated optics : Integrated optics devices
(060.5625) Fiber optics and optical communications : Radio frequency photonics
O. Golani, L. Mauri, F. Pasinato, C. Cattaneo, G. Consonnni, S. Balsamo, and D. Marom, "High-Resolution, Photonically-Sampled, Analog-to-Digital Conversion Employing Spatial Oversampling," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2014), paper TH3D.1.
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