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Ultrabroad-bandwidth arbitrary radiofrequency waveform generation with a silicon photonic chip-based spectral shaper

Maroof H. Khan, Hao Shen, Yi Xuan, Lin Zhao, Shijun Xiao, Daniel E. Leaird, Andrew M. Weiner, Minghao Qi
2010 Nature Photonics  
Here, we report a chip-scale, fully programmable spectral shaper consisting of cascaded multiple-channel microring resonators, on a silicon photonics platform that is compatible with electronic integrated  ...  Ultrabroad-bandwidth radiofrequency pulses offer significant applications potential, such as increased data transmission rate and multipath tolerance in wireless communications.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors would like to thank Li Fan for experimental assistance and for helpful discussions. The work was supported by the National Sciences Foundation under contract no.  ... 
doi:10.1038/nphoton.2009.266 fatcat:swt5r5e3sfbjrgcneqmzsxdl4m

Silicon Photonics in Optical Access Networks for 5G Communications [article]

Xun Guan, Wei Shi, Jia Liu, Peng Tan, Jim Slevinsky, Leslie A. Rusch
2021 arXiv   pre-print
Only radio access networks can provide connectivity across multiple antenna sites to achieve the great leap forward in capacity targeted by 5G.  ...  The edge of the network would house the intelligence that coordinates wireless transmissions to minimize interference and maximize throughput.  ...  We propose the use of a microring resonate structures on a bus.  ... 
arXiv:2105.05924v1 fatcat:flcezx2mjrbu3dqce2hdb3ckty

Chip-Scale Microwave Photonic Signal Processing [chapter]

Jian Wang, Yun Long
2017 Microwave Systems and Applications  
Using the fabricated silicon waveguide, silicon microring resonators (MRRs) and silicon photonic crystal nanocavities, we demonstrate on-chip analog signal transmission, optically controlled tunable MWP  ...  The demonstrated on-chip analog links, MWP filters, microwave signal multiplication/modulation may help understand onchip analog signaling and expand novel functionalities of MWP signal processing.  ...  Finally, we show the results of on-chip photonic-assisted microwave signal multiplication and modulation. On-chip analog signal transmission All the MWP systems are essentially analog links.  ... 
doi:10.5772/66322 fatcat:a6b2cslinbdjtpg7p6fidvwlca

Integrated Microwave Photonics for Wideband Signal Processing

Xiaoke Yi, Suen Chew, Shijie Song, Linh Nguyen, Robert Minasian
2017 Photonics  
We describe recent progress in integrated microwave photonics in wideband signal processing applications with a focus on the key signal processing building blocks, the realization of monolithic integration  ...  New developments in integration-based microwave photonic techniques, that have high potentialities to be used in a variety of sensing applications for enhanced resolution and speed are also presented.  ...  multiple stages of stagger-tuned microring resonator filters have also been proposed [71] .  ... 
doi:10.3390/photonics4040046 fatcat:3wax6z5a2jclxm7vnfybzg7oxe

Breakthroughs in Photonics 2012: 2012 Breakthroughs in Lab-on-a-Chip and Optical Biosensors

D. Duval, L. M. Lechuga
2013 IEEE Photonics Journal  
We will specially focus on optical label-free biosensors and their implementation into lab-on-a-chip platforms, with an emphasis on manuscripts demonstrating bioanalytical applications.  ...  We review the most important achievements published in 2012 in the field of lab-on-a-chip (LOC) and optical biosensors.  ...  a platform based on silicon microring resonators.  ... 
doi:10.1109/jphot.2013.2250943 fatcat:tve2jqynwrfzvkwoyn4ycgi6ti

An Energy-Efficient Silicon Photonic-Assisted Deep Learning Accelerator for Big Data

Mengkun Li, Yongjian Wang, Xiaojie Wang
2020 Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing  
Therefore, we propose a silicon photonic-assisted deep learning accelerator for big data. The accelerator uses microring resonators (MRs) to form a photonic multiplication array.  ...  For electrical chips, including most deep learning accelerators, transistor performance limitations make it challenging to meet computing's energy efficiency requirements.  ...  Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing Therefore, we can use the resonance effect of MR to adjust the output power to realize the photonic multiplication calculation.  ... 
doi:10.1155/2020/6661022 fatcat:mo23skpzk5c5tfr652adbjnm34

2020 Index IEEE Photonics Journal Vol. 12

2020 IEEE Photonics Journal  
., +, JPHOT April 2020 7800510 On-Chip Low-Power Gray Code Generation Based on Opto-Mechanical Microring Resonators.  ...  ., +, JPHOT April 2020 7800510 On-Chip Low-Power Gray Code Generation Based on Opto-Mechanical Microring Resonators.  ... 
doi:10.1109/jphot.2021.3050278 fatcat:lbfms2rznnhurdanu5rfora5pe

Multi-channel control for microring weight banks

Alexander N. Tait, Thomas Ferreira de Lima, Mitchell A. Nahmias, Bhavin J. Shastri, Paul R. Prucnal
2016 Optics Express  
Weighted addition based on silicon microrings can apply the strengths of photonic manufacturing, wideband information processing, and multiwavelength networks towards new paradigms of ultrafast analog  ...  Practical calibration routines are indispensible for controlling large-scale microring systems. The effect of thermal model complexity on accuracy is discussed.  ...  Ippen, "Reconfigurable multichannel second-order silicon microring-resonator filterbanks for on-chip WDM systems," Opt. Express 19(1), Express 22(17), 20652-20662 (2014). 35. minutes.  ... 
doi:10.1364/oe.24.008895 pmid:27137322 fatcat:5tkpeyd6hbfr7jkvqymqp4f6ry

Microwave Photonic Signal Processing and Sensing Based on Optical Filtering

Liwei Li, Xiaoke Yi, Shijie Song, Suen Xin Chew, Robert Minasian, Linh Nguyen
2019 Applied Sciences  
Microwave photonics, based on optical filtering techniques, are attractive for wideband signal processing and high-performance sensing applications, since it brings significant benefits to the fields by  ...  over 10-30 GHz of an on-chip SOI-based micro-ring resonator.  ...  OSSB has been achieved via the use of a ring resonator assisted Mach-Zehnder interferometer to suppress the optical sideband for RF signals between 1.2 GHz and 2.2 GHz [32] .  ... 
doi:10.3390/app9010163 fatcat:lesauytl4jgnppmgfo3qznpqba

Exploiting New Interconnect Technologies in On-Chip Communication

John Kim, Kiyoung Choi, Gabriel Loh
2012 IEEE Journal on Emerging and Selected Topics in Circuits and Systems  
In such manycore processors, the communication between cores with the on-chip interconnect is becoming a challenge as it not only must provide low latency and high bandwidth but also needs to be cost-effective  ...  We provide an overview of the different technologies that are available and then, investigate how these interconnect technologies impact the architecture of the on-chip communication and the system design  ...  However, one alternative is an optical router structure using microrings.  ... 
doi:10.1109/jetcas.2012.2201031 fatcat:3arzyh25zrcybaqc3sqlocus2q

Photonic Computing to Accelerate Data Processing in Wireless Communications [article]

Mahsa Salmani, Armaghan Eshaghi, Enxiao Luan, Sreenil Saha
2021 arXiv   pre-print
Massive multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) systems are considered as one of the leading technologies employed in the next generations of wireless communication networks (5G), which promise to provide  ...  This is a requirement for wireless communication systems that typically deal with complex values.  ...  Shastri, assistant professor at Queen's 20  ... 
arXiv:2103.07406v1 fatcat:7ufpqnoxzzacjc5azbppxdun4q

Recent Trends and Advances of Silicon-Based Integrated Microwave Photonics

Reza Maram, Saket Kaushal, José Azaña, Lawrence Chen
2019 Photonics  
In this article, we present a review of recent work on MWP functions developed on the silicon platform.  ...  We particularly focus on newly reported designs for signal modulation, arbitrary waveform generation, filtering, true-time delay, phase shifting, beam steering, and frequency measurement.  ...  Photonic-assisted modulation and frequency multiplication of microwave signals have interesting applications in broad-band wireless access networks, software-defined radio, phasedarray antenna, and radar  ... 
doi:10.3390/photonics6010013 fatcat:vnkv5psmk5estkjsfwz4p6gipq

2019 Index IEEE Photonics Journal Vol. 11

2019 IEEE Photonics Journal  
Zhao, J., +, JPHOT Feb. 2019 7000110 Micromechanical resonators A Single-Chip Integrated Spectrometer via Tunable Microring Resonator Array.  ...  Liu, L., +, JPHOT April 2019 3900507 Germanium A Single-Chip Integrated Spectrometer via Tunable Microring Resonator Array.  ...  Microprocessor chips Tang  ... 
doi:10.1109/jphot.2020.2969544 fatcat:i2xladbx5fff7fhlgng2n4nc3e

Single-chip microprocessor that communicates directly using light

Chen Sun, Mark T. Wade, Yunsup Lee, Jason S. Orcutt, Luca Alloatti, Michael S. Georgas, Andrew S. Waterman, Jeffrey M. Shainline, Rimas R. Avizienis, Sen Lin, Benjamin R. Moss, Rajesh Kumar (+10 others)
2015 Nature  
The on-chip electro-optic transceivers for data input/output (I/O) enable both the microprocessor and the memory to communicate directly to off-chip components using light, without the need for separate  ...  more powerful computers, from network infrastructure to datacenters and supercomputers.  ...  Support is also acknowledged from the Berkeley Wireless Research Center, UC Berkeley ASPIRE Lab, MIT  ... 
doi:10.1038/nature16454 pmid:26701054 fatcat:2ptjh3klyfdjlikciwhozlohj4

Integrated Microwave Photonic Filters

Yang Liu, Amol Choudhary, David Marpaung, Benjamin Eggleton
2020 Advances in Optics and Photonics  
We highlight recent advances of IMWP filters enabled by on-chip nonlinear optics, RF-interference technology and emerging integration platforms, with an emphasis on the RF performance which is critical  ...  advanced integrated photonics technologies, emerging integrated microwave photonic (IMWP) filter platforms enable reconfigurable and widely tunable RF signal filtering functionalities that were unattainable using  ...  The use of multiple on-chip ring resonators provides a versatile way to implement IMWP filters.  ... 
doi:10.1364/aop.378686 fatcat:sgukus6jrrek7oqwqxnt3vth5i
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