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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 13, Iss. 8 — Apr. 18, 2005
  • pp: 3129–3135

High speed silicon Mach-Zehnder modulator

Ling Liao, Dean Samara-Rubio, Michael Morse, Ansheng Liu, Dexter Hodge, Doron Rubin, Ulrich D. Keil, and Thorkild Franck  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 13, Issue 8, pp. 3129-3135 (2005)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OPEX.13.003129


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Abstract

We demonstrate a silicon modulator with an intrinsic bandwidth of 10 GHz and data transmission from 6 Gbps to 10 Gbps. Such unprecedented bandwidth performance in silicon is achieved through improvements in material quality, device design, and driver circuitry.

© 2005 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(060.4080) Fiber optics and optical communications : Modulation
(250.5300) Optoelectronics : Photonic integrated circuits
(250.7360) Optoelectronics : Waveguide modulators

ToC Category:
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History
Original Manuscript: March 10, 2005
Revised Manuscript: April 7, 2005
Published: April 18, 2005

Citation
Ling Liao, Dean Samara-Rubio, Michael Morse, Ansheng Liu, Dexter Hodge, Doron Rubin, Ulrich Keil, and Thorkild Franck, "High speed silicon Mach-Zehnder modulator," Opt. Express 13, 3129-3135 (2005)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-13-8-3129


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