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80 GSPS photonic analogue to digital conversion system using broadband continuous wave source

Eng. Dept., Cambridge Univ., UK
DOI: 10.1109/CLEO.2005.201960 Conference: Lasers and Electro-Optics, 2005. (CLEO). Conference on, Volume: 2
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ABSTRACT An 80 GSPS photonic ADC system is demonstrated, using broadband mode-locked lasers (MLL) and dispersive fibre to form a continuous waveform with time-wavelength mapping, and array waveguide gratings (AWG) to channelise. Tests are carried out for RF signals up to 10 GHz.

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