40 Gbit/s silicon-organic hybrid (SOH) phase modulator

L. Alloatti, D. Korn, D. Hillerkuss, T. Vallaitis, J. Li, R. Bonk, R. Palmer, T. Schellinger, A. Barklund, R. Dinu, J. Wieland, M. Fournier (+6 others)
2010 36th European Conference and Exhibition on Optical Communication  
A 40 Gbit/s electro-optic modulator is demonstrated. The modulator is based on a slotted silicon waveguide filled with an organic material. The silicon organic hybrid (SOH) approach allows combining highly nonlinear electro-optic organic materials with CMOS-compatible silicon photonics technology.
doi:10.1109/ecoc.2010.5621210 fatcat:o4zatvkvcvfaboabhpaavsnmbm