We report a 40 Gbit/s traveling-wave silicon Mach-Zehnder modulator fabricated in a commercial 0.18 & #956;m CMOS process. A distributed circuit model is proposed to characterize the bandwidth performance of this modulator.
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H. Xu, X. Xiao, X. Li, Y. Hu, Z. Li, T. Chu, Y. Yu, and J. Yu, "High speed silicon Mach-Zehnder modulator with circuit model analysis," in Asia Communications and Photonics Conference, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2012), paper AS3B.3.
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