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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 16, Iss. 15 — Jul. 21, 2008
  • pp: 11027–11031

CMOS-compatible dual-output silicon modulator for analog signal processing

S. J. Spector, M. W. Geis, G.-R. Zhou, M. E. Grein, F. Gan, M.A. Popović, J. U. Yoon, D. M. Lennon, E. P. Ippen, F. X. Kärtner, and T. M. Lyszczarz  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 16, Issue 15, pp. 11027-11031 (2008)

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A broadband, Mach-Zehnder-interferometer based silicon optical modulator is demonstrated, with an electrical bandwidth of 26 GHz and VπL of 4 V∙cm. The design of this modulator does not require epitaxial overgrowth and is therefore simpler to fabricate than previous devices with similar performance.

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OCIS Codes
(130.3120) Integrated optics : Integrated optics devices
(230.2090) Optical devices : Electro-optical devices
(250.7360) Optoelectronics : Waveguide modulators

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Original Manuscript: April 3, 2008
Revised Manuscript: June 20, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: June 24, 2008
Published: July 9, 2008

S. J. Spector, M. W. Geis, G.-R. Zhou, M. E. Grein, F. Gan, M. A. Popovic, J. U. Yoon, D. M. Lennon, E. P. Ippen, F. Z. Kärtner, and T. M. Lyszczarz, "CMOS-compatible dual-output silicon modulator for analog signal processing," Opt. Express 16, 11027-11031 (2008)

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