We experimentally characterize a 100GHz polymer MZM including its chirp response and broadband data modulation. BER performance is achieved at >90 Gbit/s. Eye diagrams at 100Gbit/s, 110GHz S21 measurements, and zero-chirp operation are shown.
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S. R. Nuccio, R. Dinu, B. Shamee, D. Parekh, C. Chang-Hasnain, and A. Willner, "Modulation and Chirp Characterization of a 100-GHz EO Polymer Mach-Zehnder Modulator," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference/National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference 2011, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2011), paper JThA030.
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