Monolithic 56 Gb/s silicon photonic pulse-amplitude modulation transmitter

@article{Xiong2016Monolithic5G,
  title={Monolithic 56 Gb/s silicon photonic pulse-amplitude modulation transmitter},
  author={Chi Xiong and Douglas M. Gill and Jonathan E. Proesel and Jason S. Orcutt and Wilfried E. Haensch and William M. J. Green},
  journal={arXiv: Optics},
  year={2016},
  volume={3},
  pages={1060-1065}
}
Silicon photonics promises to address the challenges for next-generation short-reach optical interconnects. Growing bandwidth demand in hyper-scale data centers and high-performance computing motivates the development of faster and more efficient silicon photonics links. While it is challenging to raise the serial line rate, further scaling of the data rate can be realized by, for example, increasing the number of parallel fibers, increasing the number of wavelengths per fiber, and using… 

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