Demonstration of 4-bit Photonic Analog-to-digital Conversion Employing Self-frequency shift and SPM-induced Spectral Compression

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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NISHITANI, Takashi; KONISHI, Tsuyoshi; ITOH, Kazuyoshi (Graduate School of Engineering, Osaka University, 2-1 Yamadaoka, Suita, Osaka, 565-0871 Japan)

We propose and demonstrate the photonic analog-to-digital conversion employing soliton self-frequency shift and SPM-induced spectral compression. From experimental results, we confirm that input 15-level analog signals are successfully converted into 4-bit digital signals.