80 Gb/s InP Mach-Zehnder Modulator Module using Liquid Crystal Polymer (LCP) Transmission Line

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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Tsuzuki, Ken; Ito, Toshio; Kikuchi, Nobuhiro; Kano, Fumiyoshi (NTT Photonics Laboratories, NTT Corporation, 3-1 Morinosato Wakamiya, Atsugi-shi, Kanagawa Pref., 243-0198 Japan)
Ishibashi, Tadao (NTT Electronics Corporation)

A flexible liquid crystal polymer (LCP) transmission circuit with excellent high frequency performance was applied to a high-speed optical modulator module. We confirmed the error-free operation of an 80 Gb/s NRZ signal using the InP-based Mach-Zehnder modulator (MZM) module.