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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 20, Iss. 26 — Dec. 10, 2012
  • pp: B365–B370

A single InP-on-SOI microdisk for high-speed half-duplex on-chip optical links

Jens Hofrichter, Thomas Morf, Antonio La Porta, Oded Raz, Harm J. S. Dorren, and Bert J. Offrein  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 20, Issue 26, pp. B365-B370 (2012)

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We demonstrate for the first time that a single compact, electrically contacted indium phosphide based microdisk heterogeneously integrated on a silicon–on–insulator waveguide can be used as both a high-speed modulator and photo detector. We demonstrate high-speed operation up to 10 Gb/s and present bit-error rate results of both operation modes.

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OCIS Codes
(040.5160) Detectors : Photodetectors
(130.3120) Integrated optics : Integrated optics devices
(230.4110) Optical devices : Modulators
(230.5160) Optical devices : Photodetectors
(230.4205) Optical devices : Multiple quantum well (MQW) modulators
(130.4110) Integrated optics : Modulators
(250.4110) Optoelectronics : Modulators

ToC Category:
Waveguide and Optoelectronic Devices

Original Manuscript: October 2, 2012
Revised Manuscript: November 10, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: November 11, 2012
Published: November 29, 2012

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European Conference on Optical Communication 2012 (2012) Optics Express

Jens Hofrichter, Thomas Morf, Antonio La Porta, Oded Raz, Harm J. S. Dorren, and Bert J. Offrein, "A single InP-on-SOI microdisk for high-speed half-duplex on-chip optical links," Opt. Express 20, B365-B370 (2012)

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