A coupling-modulated microring in an add-drop configuration for DPSK that uses the π phase-flip in a 2x2 Mach-Zehnder interferometer coupler for the modulation is proposed. The concept is demonstrated in silicon-on-insulator at 10 Gb/s.
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W. Sacher, W. M. Green, S. Assefa, D. M. Gill, T. Barwicz, M. H. Khater, E. Kiewra, C. Reinholm, S. M. Shank, Y. A. Vlasov, and J. K. Poon, "Coupling-modulated microrings for DPSK modulation," in CLEO: 2013, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2013), paper CTu2F.3.
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