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Guided-Wave Electro-Optic Analog-To-Digital Converter
Author(s): F. J. Leonberger
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Paper Abstract

A guided-wave electrooptic analog-to-digital (A/D) converter is under development for conversion applications in the 4- to 8-bit 50- to 2000-MS/sec range. The operation and design considerations for this device are reviewed. Experimental results on component development are summarized, with emphasis on interferometric modulators with 25-dB extinction ratios, low-loss bends, 4-way single-mode optical power splitters, and 1-GHz Si com-parators and serial-to-parallel converters.

Paper Details

Date Published: 29 July 1981
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 0269, Integrated Optics I, (29 July 1981); doi: 10.1117/12.959954
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F. J. Leonberger, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0269:
Integrated Optics I
Esther Krikorian; Harold M. Stoll, Editor(s)

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