Modelling and performance study of monolithically integrated deple-tion type Silicon IQ modulators

Conference: Photonische Netze - 19. ITG-Fachtagung
06/11/2018 - 06/12/2018 at Leipzig, Deutschland

Proceedings: ITG-Fb. 279: Photonische Netze

Pages: 4Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Mehrpoor, Gilda Raoof (ADVA Optical Networking SE, Meiningen-Dreissigacker, Germany & LHFT, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Erlangen, Germany)
Wohlfeil, Benjamin; Eiselt, Michael; Elbers, Joerg-Peter (ADVA Optical Networking SE, Meiningen-Dreissigacker, Germany)
Zimmermann, Lars; Rito, Pedro (IHP GmbH, Frankfurt (Oder), Germany)
Schmauss, Bernhard (LHFT, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Erlangen, Germany)

We report on an analytical model for monitoring the bias condition of Silicon IQ modulators. Based on measured phase modulator behavior, ohmic heaters and modulator transfer functions, transmitter performance investigation is attained versus applied bias voltages. We underline error vector magnitude and quadrature error as appropriate metrics for quality measurements of Silicon coherent transmitters.