Characterization and Digital Pre-compensation of Electro-optic Crosstalk in Silicon Photonics I/Q Modulators
Conference: ECOC 2016 - 42nd European Conference on Optical Communication
09/18/2016 - 09/22/2016 at Düsseldorf, Deutschland
Proceedings: ECOC 2016
Pages: 3Language: englishTyp: PDFPersonal VDE Members are entitled to a 10% discount on this title
Chen, X.; Dong, P.; Chandrasekhar, S.; Kim, K.; Li, B.; Chen, H.; Adamiecki, A.; Gnauck, A.; Winzer, P. (Nokia Bell Labs, New Jersey 07733, USA)
Electro-optic crosstalk in silicon photonics I/Q modulators is characterized and up to -19 dB crosstalk is found. Digital pre-compensation is performed which shows up to 4.4 dB Q2 factor improvement on 64-QAM signals.