A linear push-pull silicon optical modulator

C. Xiong, D. M. Gill, J. C. Rosenberg, M. Khater, T. Barwicz, S. Assefa, S. M. Shank, C. Reinholm, E. Kiewra, J. Ellis-Monaghan, S. Kamlapurkar, A. D. Stricker, W. M.J. Green, Y. A. Vlasov, W. Haensch

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We present a linear push-pull driven silicon modulator fabricated in IBM's CMOS9WG technology node. The Si modulator shows third order nonlinearity suppression 3 dB superior in comparison with a commercial lithium niobate modulator.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2014
PublisherOptical Society of America (OSA)
ISBN (Electronic)1557522863
StatePublished - Oct 14 2014
Externally publishedYes

Publication series

NameFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2014

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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