3Gbps-per-Channel Highly-Parallel Silicon Receiver OEIC

Conference: ECOC 2007 - 33rd European Conference and Exhibition of Optical Communication
09/16/2007 - 09/20/2007 at Berlin, Germany

Proceedings: ECOC 2007

Pages: 2Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Swoboda, R.; Frtsch, M. (A3PICs Electronics Development GmbH, Phorusgasse 8, A-1040 Vienna, Austria)
Zimmermann, H. (Vienna University of Technology, Institute for Electrical Measurements and Circuit Design, Gusshaustr. 25/354, A-1040 Vienna, Austria)

An optoelectronic integrated circuit in 0.6micrometer BiCMOS containing 36 parallel receiver channels each with PIN photodiode and low-power amplifiers inclusive output drivers is presented. The sensitivity is -17.8dBm at 3Gbps in each channel for 850nm.