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  • Vol. 28, Iss. 4 — Feb. 15, 2010
  • pp: 520–525

Monolithic Polarization and Phase Diversity Coherent Receiver in Silicon

Christopher R. Doerr, Peter J. Winzer, Young-Kai Chen, S. Chandrasekhar, Mahmoud S. Rasras, Long Chen, Tsung-Yang Liow, Kah-Wee Ang, and Guo-Qiang Lo

Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 28, Issue 4, pp. 520-525 (2010)

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In this paper, we realized a monolithic silicon photonic integrated circuit (PIC) for polarization and phase diversity coherent detection. The PIC includes two polarization beam splitters, two 90$^{\circ}$ optical hybrids, and four pairs of balanced photodiodes implemented as integrated germanium detectors. We tested the PIC using polarization-division multiplexed quadrature phase-shift keyed signals at 43 and at 112 Gb/s.

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Christopher R. Doerr, Peter J. Winzer, Young-Kai Chen, S. Chandrasekhar, Mahmoud S. Rasras, Long Chen, Tsung-Yang Liow, Kah-Wee Ang, and Guo-Qiang Lo, "Monolithic Polarization and Phase Diversity Coherent Receiver in Silicon," J. Lightwave Technol. 28, 520-525 (2010)

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