We realized a monolithic polarization-diversity dual-quadrature coherent receiver with on-chip balanced detection in a silicon photonic integrated circuit with integrated germanium detectors. We tested it using a polarization-division multiplexed quadrature phase-shift keyed signal at 112-Gb/s.
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(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.2330) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics communications
(130.0130) Integrated optics : Integrated optics
(130.3120) Integrated optics : Integrated optics devices
C. R. Doerr, P. J. Winzer, S. Chandrasekhar, M. Rasras, M. P. Earnshaw, J. S. Weiner, D. M. Gill, and Y. Chen, "Monolithic Silicon Coherent Receiver," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference and National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2009), paper PDPB2.
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