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  • Vol. 29, Iss. 4 — Feb. 15, 2011
  • pp: 536–541

Monolithic InP Multiwavelength Coherent Receiver Using a Chirped Arrayed Waveguide Grating

Christopher R. Doerr, Liming Zhang, and Peter J. Winzer

Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 29, Issue 4, pp. 536-541 (2011)


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Abstract

We propose and demonstrate a novel four-channel monolithic polarization-diversity dual-quadrature coherent receiver with balanced detection in InP. It uses an interleave-chirped arrayed waveguide grating that acts simultaneously as a demultiplexer, four polarization splitters, and four 90$^{\circ}$ hybrids. There are no waveguide crossings, and the polarization extinction ratio is ${>} $21 dB and the hybrid phase error magnitude is ${<} 1^{\circ}$ without any post-fabrication adjustments. We demonstrate 4$\,\times\,$43-Gb/s reception.

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Christopher R. Doerr, Liming Zhang, and Peter J. Winzer, "Monolithic InP Multiwavelength Coherent Receiver Using a Chirped Arrayed Waveguide Grating," J. Lightwave Technol. 29, 536-541 (2011)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/jlt/abstract.cfm?URI=jlt-29-4-536


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