By Barry L. Shoop
Photonic-based A/D conversion has got and maintains to obtain significant realization as a substitute method of offering better answer and velocity in high-performance purposes. the various power merits of utilizing pho- tonic applied sciences are high-speed clocking, broadband sam- pling, lowered mutual interference of indications, and compati- bility with present photonic-based structures. This e-book professional- vides a complete examine the appliance of photonic units and architectures to the matter of A/D conversion. It incorporates a entire description of A/D converter functionality features, a few of the techniques to A/D conversion, and an advent to a number of photonic units utilized in photonic A/D converters, and it contains a precise remedy of the applying of either temporal and spatial oversampling thoughts to photonic A/D conversion. It exhibits development made, discusses present examine, and offers a glimpse of numerous promising destiny architecutres and technologies.