40Gbps, 3-bit Operation of a Semiconductor Optical Digital-to-Analog Converter

Conference: ECOC 2009 - 35th European Conference on Optical Communication
09/20/2009 - 09/24/2009 at Vienna, Austria

Proceedings: ECOC 2009

Pages: 2Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Sawada, Kengo; Uenohara, Hiroyuki (Microsystem Research Center, P&I Lab., Tokyo Institute of Technology, 4259 Nagatsuta, Midori-ku, Yokohama , Kanagawa 226-8503, Japan)

We demonstrate 40Gbps, 3-bit-operation of a semiconductor optical digital-to-analog converter consisting of MMI couplers and delay lines. We achieved output with 7-level amplitude with fixed phase successfully for the first time.