Abstract

In this paper, an alternative approach for an integrated photonic reservoir computer is presented. The fundamental building block of the reservoir is based on the nonlinear response of a ring resonator, where effects such as two-photon absorption and nonlinear refractive index variation were taken into consideration. In order to investigate the validity of this scheme, the response of a single add/drop micro ring was simulated through a traveling wave numerical model, and the parameters that affect the nonlinearity of the response were identified. Based on these results, a 5×5 matrix of randomly interconnected resonators was utilized in order to classify different high-bit-rate digital patterns. Simulations confirmed that the proposed system could offer a classification error of 0.5% for bit rates up to 160 Gbps and for 8-bit-length digital words.

© 2013 Optical Society of America

Full Article  |  PDF Article
OSA Recommended Articles
High-speed all-optical pattern recognition of dispersive Fourier images through a photonic reservoir computing subsystem

Charis Mesaritakis, Adonis Bogris, Alexandros Kapsalis, and Dimitris Syvridis
Opt. Lett. 40(14) 3416-3419 (2015)

All-optical reservoir computing

François Duport, Bendix Schneider, Anteo Smerieri, Marc Haelterman, and Serge Massar
Opt. Express 20(20) 22783-22795 (2012)

All-optical reservoir computer based on saturation of absorption

Antoine Dejonckheere, François Duport, Anteo Smerieri, Li Fang, Jean-Louis Oudar, Marc Haelterman, and Serge Massar
Opt. Express 22(9) 10868-10881 (2014)

References

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Citation lists with outbound citation links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription

Cited By

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Cited by links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription

Figures (7)

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Figure files are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription

Tables (1)

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Article tables are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription

Equations (6)

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Equations are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription

Metrics

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Article level metrics are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription