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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 37, Iss. 17 — Sep. 1, 2012
  • pp: 3699–3701

Multimode interference coupler based photonic analog-to-digital conversion scheme

Wei Shile, Wu Jian, Zhao Lingjuan, Yao Chen, Ji Chen, Lu Dan, Zhang Xilin, and Yin Zuoshan  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 37, Issue 17, pp. 3699-3701 (2012)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.37.003699


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Abstract

A novel phase-shifted optical quantization scheme for an all-optical analog-to-digital converter, which uses 4×4 multimode interference couplers, is demonstrated and theoretically analyzed. The whole scheme can be integrated on a chip.

© 2012 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(130.3120) Integrated optics : Integrated optics devices
(230.1150) Optical devices : All-optical devices

ToC Category:
Optical Devices

History
Original Manuscript: June 21, 2012
Revised Manuscript: August 1, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: August 1, 2012
Published: August 30, 2012

Citation
Wei Shile, Wu Jian, Zhao Lingjuan, Yao Chen, Ji Chen, Lu Dan, Zhang Xilin, and Yin Zuoshan, "Multimode interference coupler based photonic analog-to-digital conversion scheme," Opt. Lett. 37, 3699-3701 (2012)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-37-17-3699


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