High Speed Carrier Injection 18 Gb/s Silicon Micro-ring Electro-optic Modulator

  title={High Speed Carrier Injection 18 Gb/s Silicon Micro-ring Electro-optic Modulator},
  author={Sasikanth Manipatruni and Qianfan Xu and B S Schmidt and Jagat Shakya and Michal Lipson},
  journal={LEOS 2007 - IEEE Lasers and Electro-Optics Society Annual Meeting Conference Proceedings},
  • S. Manipatruni, Qianfan Xu, +2 authors M. Lipson
  • Published 12 November 2007
  • Materials Science
  • LEOS 2007 - IEEE Lasers and Electro-Optics Society Annual Meeting Conference Proceedings
We experimentally demonstrate electrooptic modulation in silicon at 18 Gbps (NRZ) in a micro-ring of 12 micron diameter using a pre-emphasis technique. Device simulations indicate that this technique can extend the bit rate to 40 Gbps. 

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