Differential Microring Binary Phase-shift Keying 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: PDF

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Chang, Chia-Ming; Valicourt, Guilhem de; Chandrasekhar, Sethumadhavan; Dong, Po (Nokia Bell Labs, 791 Holmdel Road, Holmdel NJ, USA)

We experimentally demonstrate a nested microring modulator in a Mach-Zehnder interferometer for BPSK at 10 Gb/s. Differential drive of such a modulator facilitates BSPK modulation and offers several advantages such as cancellation of imperfection from single ring modulator.