Optical correlator employing opto-VLSI processing

Muhsen Aljada*, Rong Zheng, Kamal Alameh, Khalid Al-Begain

*Corresponding author for this work

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We propose a novel optical correlator employing an Opto-VLSI processor in conjunction with an array of fibre Bragg gratings with different Bragg wavelengths for optical header recognition. The recognition of 5-bit optical header patterns is experimentally dem onstrated at 2.27 Gb/s.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)995-997
Number of pages3
JournalMicrowave and Optical Technology Letters
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 1 May 2006
Externally publishedYes


  • Fibre bragg gratings
  • Optical communication
  • Optical correlators
  • Packet switching
  • Pattern recognition


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