Programmable photonic signal processor chip for radiofrequency applications

  title={Programmable photonic signal processor chip for radiofrequency applications},
  author={Leimeng Zhuang and Chris G. H. Roeloffzen and Marcel Hoekman and Klaus J. Boller and Arthur James Lowery},
Integrated microwave photonics, an emerging technology combining radio frequency (RF) engineering and integrated photonics, has great potential to be adopted for wideband analog processing applications. However, it has been a challenge to provide photonic integrated circuits with equal levels of function flexibility as compared with their electronic counterparts. Here, we introduce a disruptive approach to tackle this need, which is analogous to an electronic field-programmable gate array. We… 

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