A silicon-on-insulator microring modulator with a linewidth of ~ 7 GHz is operated at 28Gb/s by modulation of the microring-bus waveguide coupler. The modulator was driven with pre-emphasized signals with a maximum swing of 1.5Vpp.
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W. D. Sacher, W. Green, S. Assefa, T. Barwicz, H. Pan, S. Shank, Y. Vlasov, and J. Poon, "28 Gb/s Silicon Microring Modulation Beyond the Linewidth Limit by Coupling Modulation," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference, OSA Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2012), paper OM3J.2.
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