Multi-period NOLM design for ultrafast all-optical A/D conversion

Conference: ECOC 2007 - 33rd European Conference and Exhibition of Optical Communication
09/16/2007 - 09/20/2007 at Berlin, Germany

Proceedings: ECOC 2007

Pages: 2Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Miyoshi, Yuji; Ikeda, Kensuke; Kitayama, Ken-ichi (Osaka University, 2-1 Yamadaoka, Suita, Osaka 565-0871, Japan)
Tobioka, Hideaki; Inoue, Takashi (Fitel Photonics laboratory, Furukawa Electric co., LTD)
Namiki, Shu (National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology)

Targeting 100-GS/s, 4-bit A/D conversion, design consideration of NOLM having multi-period transfer function is presented. A NOLM with nearly 4-period transfer function for 2-ps sampled pulses is experimentally demonstrated for the first time.