All-optical pseudo noise sequence generator using a micro-ring resonator

Abstract

A scheme for the generation of a pseudo noise (PN) sequence in the optical domain is proposed. The cascaded units of micro-ring resonator (MRR)-based D flip-flop are used to design the device. D flip-flops consist of a single MRR and share the same optical pump signal. Numerical analysis is performed, and simulated results are discussed. The proposed device can be used as a building block for optical computing and for creating an information processing system.

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Rajiv Kumar received his B.Tech degree from RGPV Bhopal, M.Tech degree from BIT Mesra and Ph.D. degree from NIT Jamshedpur, India. His research interest is optical wireless communication.

Ajay Kumar received his B.Tech degree from NIST, Berhampur, M.Tech and Ph.D. degrees from IIT (ISM) Dhanbad, India. His research interest is optical fiber communication and optical logic devices.

Poonam Singh is a professor at NIT Rourkela, India. She received her B.Tech degree from VSSUT, Burla, M.Tech degree from NIT Rourkela and Ph.D. degree from IIT Kharagpur, India. Her research interest is wireless communication. She is a senior member of IEEE.

Niranjan Kumar is a professor at NIT Jamshedpur, India. He received his B.Tech and M.Tech degrees from NIT Jamshedpur, India. He received his Ph.D. degree from IIT Roorkee, India. His research interest is communication and power system.

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Kumar, R., Kumar, A., Singh, P. et al. All-optical pseudo noise sequence generator using a micro-ring resonator. Front. Optoelectron. (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s12200-020-0947-9

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Keywords

  • all-optical
  • D flip-flop
  • micro-ring resonator (MRR)
  • optical communication
  • pseudo noise (PN) sequence