29 July 1981 Guided-Wave Electro-Optic Analog-To-Digital Converter
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Proceedings Volume 0269, Integrated Optics I; (1981) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.959954
Event: 1981 Los Angeles Technical Symposium, 1980, Los Angeles, United States
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.
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F. J. Leonberger, F. J. Leonberger, } "Guided-Wave Electro-Optic Analog-To-Digital Converter", Proc. SPIE 0269, Integrated Optics I, (29 July 1981); doi: 10.1117/12.959954; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.959954


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