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All optical binary delta-sigma modulator
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Paper Abstract

This paper describes a novel A/D converter called "Binary Delta-Sigma Modulator" (BDSM) which operates only with nonnegative signal with positive feedback and binary threshold. This important modification to the conventional delta-sigma modulator makes the high-speed (>100GHz) all-optical implementation possible. It has also the capability to modify its own sampling frequency as well as its input dynamic range. This adaptive feature helps designers to optimize the system performance under highly noisy environment and also manage the power consumption of the A/D converters.

Paper Details

Date Published: 12 October 2005
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 5970, Photonic Applications in Devices and Communication Systems, 59700P (12 October 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.628708
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Mohammad R. Sayeh, Southern Illinois Univ. (United States)
Azad Siahmakoun, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5970:
Photonic Applications in Devices and Communication Systems
Peter Mascher; John C. Cartledge; Andrew Peter Knights; David V. Plant, Editor(s)

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