14 March 2013 Accurate high-speed eye diagram simulation of silicon-based modulators
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Proceedings Volume 8629, Silicon Photonics VIII; 86290S (2013) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2002696
Event: SPIE OPTO, 2013, San Francisco, California, United States
Abstract
Optical modulation is one of the key determinants to the operating speed of a network. In this work, we report an accurate methodology to study high-speed eye diagram from electrical and optical simulation data of individual modulators. The methodology constitutes electrical parameters such as capacitance, conductance and transitioning times to model time response and effective complex refractive index from optical simulations of phase shifter arms and in turn model the phase change and resultant loss induced by each arm. This methodology is suitable for interferometer-based optical devices and has been applied to silicon-based depletion mode modulators at 10-, 40-Gbps.
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Ching Eng Png, Ching Eng Png, Vivek Dixit, Vivek Dixit, Soon Thor Lim, Soon Thor Lim, Er-Ping Li, Er-Ping Li, } "Accurate high-speed eye diagram simulation of silicon-based modulators", Proc. SPIE 8629, Silicon Photonics VIII, 86290S (14 March 2013); doi: 10.1117/12.2002696; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2002696
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