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Design and Characterization of an Optical Chip for Data Compression based on Haar Wavelet Transform

Pinho, C. ; Tavares, A. ; Morgado, T. A. ; Shahpari, A. ; Lima, M. J. N. ; Teixeira, A.

Design and Characterization of an Optical Chip for Data Compression based on Haar Wavelet Transform, Proc OSA Optical Fiber Communications - OFC, Los Angeles, United States, Vol. -, pp. - - -, March, 2017.

Digital Object Identifier: 10.1364/OFC.2017.Th2A.9

Abstract
A new optical chip for data compression based on Haar Transform (HT) was designed and tested. Asymmetric couplers and multimode interferometers (1x2 and 2x2) are implemented in the chip to perform all-optical HT operations.