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  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 21, Iss. 19 — Sep. 23, 2013
  • pp: 22549–22557

Linearized silicon modulator based on a ring assisted Mach Zehnder inteferometer

Jaime Cardenas, Paul A. Morton, Jacob B. Khurgin, Austin Griffith, Carl B. Poitras, Kyle Preston, and Michal Lipson  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 19, pp. 22549-22557 (2013)

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We demonstrate a Linearized Ring Assisted Mach-Zehnder Interferometer (L-RAMZI) modulator in a miniature silicon device. We measure a record high degree of linearization for a silicon device, with a Spurious Free Dynamic Range (SFDR) of 106dB/Hz2/3 at 1GHz, and 99dB/Hz2/3 at 10GHz.

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OCIS Codes
(060.5625) Fiber optics and optical communications : Radio frequency photonics
(130.4110) Integrated optics : Modulators

ToC Category:
Integrated Optics

Original Manuscript: July 22, 2013
Revised Manuscript: September 4, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: September 4, 2013
Published: September 18, 2013

Jaime Cardenas, Paul A. Morton, Jacob B. Khurgin, Austin Griffith, Carl B. Poitras, Kyle Preston, and Michal Lipson, "Linearized silicon modulator based on a ring assisted Mach Zehnder inteferometer," Opt. Express 21, 22549-22557 (2013)

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