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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 19, Iss. 26 — Dec. 12, 2011
  • pp: B946–B951

Monolithic silicon chip with 10 modulator channels at 25 Gbps and 100-GHz spacing

Long Chen, Christopher R. Doerr, Po Dong, and Young-kai Chen  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 19, Issue 26, pp. B946-B951 (2011)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.19.00B946


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Abstract

We demonstrate a chip containing ten low-chirp silicon modulators, each operating at 25 Gbps, multiplexed by a SiN arrayed-waveguide grating with 100-GHz spacing, showing the potential for 250 Gbps aggregated capacity on a 5×8 mm2 footprint.

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OCIS Codes
(060.4230) Fiber optics and optical communications : Multiplexing
(250.5300) Optoelectronics : Photonic integrated circuits
(250.7360) Optoelectronics : Waveguide modulators

ToC Category:
Waveguide and Opto-Electronic Devices

History
Original Manuscript: November 2, 2011
Revised Manuscript: November 30, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: December 1, 2011
Published: December 9, 2011

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European Conference on Optical Communication 2011 (2011) Optics Express

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Long Chen, Christopher R. Doerr, Po Dong, and Young-kai Chen, "Monolithic silicon chip with 10 modulator channels at 25 Gbps and 100-GHz spacing," Opt. Express 19, B946-B951 (2011)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-19-26-B946


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