Monolithic silicon coherent receiver

C. R. Doerr, P. J. Winzer, S. Chandrasekhar, M. Rasras, M. Earnshaw, J. Weiner, D. M. Gill, Y. K. Chen

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution


We realized a monolithic polarization-diversity dual-quadrature coherent receiver with on-chip balanced detection in a silicon photonic integrated circuit with integrated germanium detectors. We tested it using a polarization-division multiplexed quadrature phase-shift keyed signal at 112-Gb/s.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publication2009 Conference on Optical Fiber Communication, OFC 2009
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
ISBN (Print)9781557528650
StatePublished - 2009
Event2009 Conference on Optical Fiber Communication, OFC 2009 - San Diego, CA, United States
Duration: Mar 22 2009Mar 26 2009

Publication series

NameConference on Optical Fiber Communication, Technical Digest Series


Other2009 Conference on Optical Fiber Communication, OFC 2009
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CitySan Diego, CA


  • (060.2330) Fiber optics communications
  • (130.3120) Integrated optics devices

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering


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