50-GHz+ Thin-Film Polymer on Silicon Modulator for PAM4 100G-per-wavelength Long-Reach Data Center Interconnects

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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Chiuchiarelli, Andrea; Rossi, Sandro M.; Rozental, Valery N.; Simoes, Glauco C. C. P.; Oliveira, Juliano R. F.; Reis, Jacklyn D. (CPqD, Division of Optical Technologies, Campinas-SP, 13902-086, Brazil)
Carvalho, Luis H. H.; Oliveira, Julio C. R. F. (BrPHOTONICS, Campinas-SP, 13086-902, Brazil)

This paper demonstrates 50-GHz+ Mach-Zehnder modulator based on thin-film Polymer on Silicon platform for Data Center Interconnects. System level demonstration is successfully carried out for 40x112 Gb/s, 56-GBd PAM4 optical channels in 100-GHz WDM grid over record 140-km link distance.