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Gray to Binary Code Converter Using Ti-Indiffused Lithium Niobate Based Mach-Zehnder Interferometer

  • Harsh KumarEmail author
  • Laxman Kumar
  • Vijay Janyani
  • Buryy Oleh
  • Ubizskii Serhij
  • Ghanshyam Singh
Conference paper
Part of the Springer Proceedings in Physics book series (SPPHY, volume 194)

Abstract

In this paper, we propose a 3-bit gray to binary code converter using Ti-indiffused Lithium Niobate based on Mach-Zehnder Interferometer (MZI) waveguiding structure. All optical XOR logic gate is the basic building block for this code converter. At the output port, we get binary output in form of optical signal and also their complements which can be used in further computations and reduce the required hardware. The proposed device offers high switching speed and tolerable losses. The extinction ratio achieved is around 20 dB. The proposed combinational circuit can be useful in optical logic devices.

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Acknowledgements

The authors are grateful to India–Ukraine inter-governmental science & technology cooperation programme between the MNIT Jaipur (India) and the Lviv National Polytechnique Institute, Lviv (Ukraine) for technical support. Project sanction no: INT/RUS/UKR/P-15/2015.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Harsh Kumar
    • 1
    Email author
  • Laxman Kumar
    • 1
  • Vijay Janyani
    • 1
  • Buryy Oleh
    • 2
  • Ubizskii Serhij
    • 2
  • Ghanshyam Singh
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Electronics and Communication EngineeringMalaviya National Institute of TechnologyJaipurIndia
  2. 2.Institute of Telecommunication Radioelectronics and Electronic EngineeringLviv Polytechnic National UniversityLvivUkraine

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