Compact and High-Speed Ge Franz-Keldysh I/Q Modulator Used with Kramers-Kronig Receiver

Yeyu Tong, Qiulin Zhang, Xinru Wu, Chi Wai Chow, Chester Shu, Hon Ki Tsang*

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Abstract

We propose a compact and high-speed I/Q modulator based on two germanium-on-silicon Franz-Keldysh electro-absorption modulators. We demonstrate a 4-QAM signal transmission and reconstruct the complex signal in a Kramers-Kronig receiver for future datacenter interconnect applications.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication31st Annual Conference of the IEEE Photonics Society, IPC 2018
EditorsP Winzer, HK Tsang, J Capmany, J Yao, N Fontaine, N Dutta
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
Number of pages2
ISBN (Electronic)9781538653586
DOIs
StatePublished - 6 Nov 2018
Event31st Annual Conference of the IEEE Photonics Society, IPC 2018 - Reston, United States
Duration: 30 Sep 20184 Oct 2018

Publication series

Name31st Annual Conference of the IEEE Photonics Society, IPC 2018
PublisherIEEE
ISSN (Print)2374-0140

Conference

Conference31st Annual Conference of the IEEE Photonics Society, IPC 2018
CountryUnited States
CityReston
Period30/09/184/10/18

Keywords

  • Data center interconnects
  • Electro-absorption modulators
  • Kramers-Kronig receiver
  • Silicon photonics

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