In this report, we demonstrate optical modulators in an unmodified 45nm SOI CMOS system at 5Gbps with <5fJ/bit energy consumption. We use active photonics and filters with record thermal tuning efficiency of 2µW/GHz.n.


M. T. Wade, J. M. Shainline, J. S. Orcutt, C. Sun, R. Kumar, B. Moss, M. Georgas, R.J. Ram, V. Stojanovic, and M. A. Popovic

Published In: Optical Fiber Communication Conference 2014


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