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  • Vol. 37, Iss. 8 — Mar. 10, 1998
  • pp: 1401–1406

Adaptive optoelectronic signal processor with metal–semiconductor–metal photodetector arrays

Rohit Sharma, Emannuelle Perrenoud, and R. Ian MacDonald  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 37, Issue 8, pp. 1401-1406 (1998)

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Optoelectronic structures utilizing switched fiber delays and switched metal–semiconductor–metal photodetectors for signal processing over a 1.25-GHz bandwidth are presented. Fully tunable finite-impulse-response and infinite-impulse-response structures were synthesized with internal compensation for bias dependency of photodetectors. The application of such filter structures to the equalization of modal dispersion in a multimode fiber is also described.

© 1998 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(040.5160) Detectors : Photodetectors
(120.2440) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Filters
(160.3900) Materials : Metals
(250.0250) Optoelectronics : Optoelectronics

Original Manuscript: October 17, 1996
Revised Manuscript: October 24, 1997
Published: March 10, 1998

Rohit Sharma, Emannuelle Perrenoud, and R. Ian MacDonald, "Adaptive optoelectronic signal processor with metal–semiconductor–metal photodetector arrays," Appl. Opt. 37, 1401-1406 (1998)

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