Optimization of a Silicon electro-optic modulator design achieves a VπL of 0.085Vcm while still maintaining linearity (60db SFDR). An integrated on-chip filter yields a stop band of <-100 db and a roll-off bandwidth of 7GHz.
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D. B. Adams and S. Preble, "High-Sensitivity Linear Silicon Electro-Optic Modulation and Filtering for RF Photonics," in Frontiers in Optics 2012/Laser Science XXVIII, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2012), paper FTu1A.2.
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