DAC-less PAM4 Transmitter Using Electro-Optic Polymer Dual-Drive Mach-Zehnder Modulator with Imbalanced Binary Driving Electronics

Guo Wei Lu, Jianxun Hong, Hongbo Zhang, Feng Qiu, Shiyoshi Yokoyama

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Abstract

We experimentally demonstrate a 20-Gb/s PAM4 transmitter using EO polymer dual-drive MZM with imbalanced binary driving electronics, eliminating the need of power-hungry DAC or linear drivers and featuring low power consumption and potentially low cost.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2019 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2019 - Proceedings
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
ISBN (Electronic)9781943580576
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - May 2019
Externally publishedYes
Event2019 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2019 - San Jose, United States
Duration: May 5 2019May 10 2019

Publication series

Name2019 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2019 - Proceedings

Conference

Conference2019 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2019
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose
Period5/5/195/10/19

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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Spectroscopy
  • Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering
  • Safety, Risk, Reliability and Quality
  • Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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Lu, G. W., Hong, J., Zhang, H., Qiu, F., & Yokoyama, S. (2019). DAC-less PAM4 Transmitter Using Electro-Optic Polymer Dual-Drive Mach-Zehnder Modulator with Imbalanced Binary Driving Electronics. In 2019 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2019 - Proceedings [8749666] (2019 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2019 - Proceedings). Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.. https://doi.org/10.23919/CLEO.2019.8749666