A monolithically integrated photocurrent driven wavelength converter is fabricated and characterized. Bit-Error-Rate measurements at 10Gb/s show 1dB power penalties over 32nm with extinction ratios between 8.5-9.5dB. Input power is -11dBm and conversion efficiency is +13dB.
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M. N. Sysak, J. W. Raring, J. S. Barton, M. Dummer, A. Tauke-Pedretti, H. N. Poulsen, D. J. Blumenthal, and L. A. Coldren, "10 Gb/s Monolithically Integrated, Photocurrent Driven Wavelength Converter with Widely Tunable SGDBR Laser and Optical Receiver," in Integrated Photonics Research and Applications/Nanophotonics, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper ITuC5.
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