We present a monolithic CMOS-integrated nanophotonic transmitter with a link sensitivity comparable with a 25-Gb/s commercial reference transmitter. Our CMOS transmitter shows error-free operation up to 32 Gb/s, and exhibits a 4.8-dB extinction ratio and 4.9-dB insertion loss at 25 Gb/s.
- Electro-optical devices
- Integrated optics devices
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
- Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
- Electrical and Electronic Engineering