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30 April 2009 Design and analysis of a chip-scale photonic analog-to-digital converter
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In this paper, we present novel designs for all optical analog-to-digital converters simulated and realized in photonic crystal platforms. The designs presented were implemented on both photonic bandgap based structures as well as self collimation based structures. Numerical simulation results as well as fabrication results are also included. Characterization results validate the designs presented for a functional all optical two bit analog to digital converters in photonic crystals. The design presented can be further scaled to higher resolution conversion as well as to no optical frequencies if necessary.
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Ahmed Sharkawy, Caihua Chen, BingLin Miao, Shouyuan Shi, and Dennis Prather "Design and analysis of a chip-scale photonic analog-to-digital converter", Proc. SPIE 7348, Modeling and Simulation for Military Operations IV, 73480T (30 April 2009); https://doi.org/10.1117/12.818546
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