100-Gbaud PAM-4 Intensity-Modulation Direct-Detection Transceiver for Datacenter Interconnect

Conference: ECOC 2016 - 42nd European Conference on Optical Communication
09/18/2016 - 09/22/2016 at Düsseldorf, Deutschland

Proceedings: ECOC 2016

Pages: 3Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Mestre, M. A.; Mardoyan, H.; Estaran, J.; Bigo, S. (Nokia Bell Labs, Route de Villejust, 91620 Nozay, France)
Jorge, F.; Blache, F.; Angelini, P.; Konczykowska, A.; Riet, M.; Nodjiadjim, V.; Dupuy, J-Y. (III-V Lab-Common laboratory of Nokia Bell Labs’, ‘Thales Research and Technology’ and ‘CEA Leti’, 1 Ave. Augustin Frennel, 91120 Palaiseau, France)

We demonstrate an IM/DD PAM-4 optical transceiver operating at 84 and 100 Gbaud, and achieve successful demodulation after 1 km and 500 m of standard single mode fiber, respectively. Electrical generation is enabled by an integrated high-speed selector power DAC.