A waveguide-integrated metal-semiconductor-metal photodetector is integrated with an analog 90-nm CMOS receiver. Error-free 15-Gb/s operation is achieved with an efficiency of 4.7 pJ/bit and a sensitivity of -8 dBm average power.
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B. G. Lee, S. Assefa, C. Schow, W. M. Green, A. Rylyakov, R. A. John, J. A. Kash, and Y. A. Vlasov, "Hybrid-Integrated Germanium Photodetector and CMOS Receiver Operating at 15 Gb/s," in CLEO:2011 - Laser Applications to Photonic Applications, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2011), paper CFB4.
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