A Self-Optimizing 4-Channel 30 Gbaud/s PAM-4 Packaged Silicon Photonics Subsystem with Binary Driving Signals
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
Abrams, Nathan C.; Calhoun, David M.; Chen, Christine P.; Bergman, Keren (Dept. of Electrical Engineering, Columbia University, New York, NY 10027, USA)
We demonstrate four channel PAM-4 modulation in a silicon-photonic platform driven by push-pull binary electrical signals. The subsystem self-optimizes through a gradient descent algorithm across the full range of starting voltages.