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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 17, Iss. 20 — Sep. 28, 2009
  • pp: 17764–17771

Analysis and compensation of dispersion-induced bit loss in a photonic A/D converter using time-wavelength interweaved sampling clock

Ming Li, Guiling Wu, Pan Guo, Xinwan Li, and Jianping Chen  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 17, Issue 20, pp. 17764-17771 (2009)

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In this paper, the timing jitter induced by the fiber dispersion in photonic A/D converters using time-wavelength interweaved sampling clocks generated by optical time-division-multiplexing (OTDM) with fiber delay lines is analyzed and effective bit loss is calculated. A compensation method is proposed to decrease the dispersion-induced jitter. Simulations are performed and the results show the validity of the proposed compensation method. An experimental demonstration is carried out to verify the theoretical expression derived.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2360) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics links and subsystems
(230.0250) Optical devices : Optoelectronics

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

Original Manuscript: June 15, 2009
Revised Manuscript: August 7, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: August 26, 2009
Published: September 18, 2009

Ming Li, Guiling Wu, Pan Guo, Xinwan Li, and Jianping Chen, "Analysis and compensation of dispersion-induced bit loss in a photonic A/D converter using time-wavelength interweaved sampling clock," Opt. Express 17, 17764-17771 (2009)

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