Silicon-on-Insulator Modulators for Next-Generation 100 Gbit/s-Ethernet

Konferenz: ECOC 2007 - 33rd European Conference and Exhibition of Optical Communication
16.09.2007- 20.09.2007 in Berlin, Germany

Tagungsband: ECOC 2007

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Koos, C.; Brosi, J.; Freude, W.; Leuthold, J. (Institute of High-Frequency and Quantum Electronics, University of Karlsruhe, Germany)
Waldow, M. (Institute of Semiconductor Electronics, RWTH Aachen, Germany)

Novel SOI modulator schemes with unprecedented electrical bandwidth and compactness are proposed and investigated. We find that 100 Gbit/s modulation at 3 V peak-to-peak voltage is possible with ultra-compact devices of less than 2 mm length.