Record-High in-device electro-optic coefficient of 359 pm/V in a Silicon-Organic Hybrid (SOH) modulator

C. Kieninger*, Y. Kutuvantavida, H. Zwickel, Stefan Wolf, M. Lauermann, D. L. Elder, L. R. Dalton, W. Freude, S. Randel, C. Koos

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We demonstrate a record-high electro-optic coefficient of r33 = 359 pm/V in a silicon-organic hybrid (SOH) modulator using the electro-optic chromophore JRD1. The π-voltage-length product amounts to UπL = 320 Vμm, enabling error-free 25 Gbit/s signaling at drive voltages of 180 mVpp.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCLEO
Subtitle of host publicationScience and Innovations, CLEO_SI 2017
PublisherOSA - The Optical Society
VolumePart F41-CLEO_SI 2017
ISBN (Print)9781943580279
Publication statusPublished - 2017
Externally publishedYes
EventCLEO: Science and Innovations, CLEO_SI 2017 - San Jose, United States
Duration: 14 May 201719 May 2017


ConferenceCLEO: Science and Innovations, CLEO_SI 2017
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CitySan Jose

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