An optical modulator with 78 GHz bandwidth, 1 V drive voltage and 80 µm length is proposed, allowing 100 Gbit/s transmission. Design, modulator performance parameters and measurements of the slow-light photonic crystal waveguide are discussed.
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J. M. Brosi, C. Koos, L. C. Andreani, P. Dumon, R. Baets, J. Leuthold, and W. Freude, "100 Gbit/s / 1 V Optical Modulator with Slotted Slow-Light Polymer-Infiltrated Silicon Photonic Crystal," in Slow and Fast Light, (Optical Society of America, 2008), paper SWC3.
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