A promising optoelectronic clock solution for  time-interleaved ADC


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VOLUME 7 , ISSUE 5 (December 2014) > List of articles

Special issue ICST 2014

A promising optoelectronic clock solution for  time-interleaved ADC

Zhongying Wu / Fangxing Lv / Hui Ding *

Keywords : analog to digital conversion; time-interleave; sampling jitter

Citation Information : International Journal on Smart Sensing and Intelligent Systems. Volume 7, Issue 5, Pages 1-4, DOI: https://doi.org/10.21307/ijssis-2019-060

License : (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0)

Published Online: 15-February-2020



A promising optoelectronic clock solution with low jitter, high bandwidth and accurate delay for a TIADC is proposed by exploiting optical pulses and tunable optical delay lines. It is feasible to construct the optoelectronic clock system with optical pulse source, dispersive medium, tunable delay line in optical domain and conditioning circuits in electronic domain while photodiodes as the bridge. The testing result of the designed conditioning circuit shows that using electronic method to adjust the signal will induce jitter degradation of the optoelectronic clock system.

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