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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 18, Iss. 5 — Mar. 1, 2010
  • pp: 5135–5141

10Gbps monolithic silicon FTTH transceiver without laser diode for a new PON configuration

Jing Zhang, Tsung-Yang Liow, Guo-Qiang Lo, and Dim-Lee Kwong  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 18, Issue 5, pp. 5135-5141 (2010)

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A new passive optical network (PON) configuration and a novel silicon photonic transceiver architecture for optical network unit (ONU) are proposed, eliminating the need for an internal laser source in ONU. The Si transceiver is fully monolithic, includes integrated wavelength division multiplexing (WDM) filters, modulators (MOD) and photo-detectors (PD), and demonstrates low-cost high volume manufacturability.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2330) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics communications
(250.5300) Optoelectronics : Photonic integrated circuits

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

Original Manuscript: December 11, 2009
Revised Manuscript: January 19, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: January 19, 2010
Published: February 25, 2010

Jing Zhang, Tsung-Yang Liow, Guo-Qiang Lo, and Dim-Lee Kwong, "10Gbps monolithic silicon FTTH transceiver without laser diode for a new PON configuration," Opt. Express 18, 5135-5141 (2010)

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