Co-simulation with electronic circuits, modulator driver electronics, using standard electronic design automation (eda) tools in this , therefore, thesis numerical and analytical s of si mrm model. Dcdescriptionabstract the development of future electronic-photonic integrated circuits (epic) based on silicon technology critically depends on the availability of cmos-compatible high-speed modulators that enable the interaction of electronic and optical signals this thesis investigates. Abstract this thesis focuses on the modeling, design, and fabrication of the thermo-optic mach-zehnder modulator, which is one of the simple active devices in silicon photonics.
This thesis focuses on the modeling, design, and fabrication of the thermo-optic mach-zehnder modulator, which is one of the simple active devices in silicon photonics the mach-zehnder interferometer (mzi) was formed as an optical path on a silicon on. Zehnder modulator chirp to identify performance limits, we compare state-of-the-art inp modulators with existing and numerically optimized silicon modulators. A modulator based on the forward-biased pin diode with lifetime reduction is designed to reach 34ghz bandwidth and a low figure of merit v - l = 06v - cm using a carrier lifetime reduction and a graded doping profile. Figure 22 a ring-resonator electro-optic modulator in silicon the transmission of the modulator is modified by the electrical injection of carriers to the ring waveguide, which spans a p-n junction.
He defended his phd thesis in the silicon-based micro and nanophotonics devices group of the institute of fundamental electronics at the university of paris, conducting research on all-silicon optical modulators. A key component for an interconnect system is the modulator these modulators integrated with the current silicon thesis discusses reducing contact. A key device in future high speed short reach interconnect technology will be the optical modulator these devices, in silicon, have experienced dramatic improvements over the last 6 years and the modulation bandwidth has increased from a few tens of mhz to over 30 ghz. Silicon photonics -phd course prepared within fp7 - 224312 helios project 5 external optical modulator bonding technology limitation of the number of.
The electro-optic modulator, which converts electrical signal into optical signal, is a fundamental building block of silicon photonics designers have previously concentrated more on optimizing the optical design of the modulator but the modulator's bandwidth can significantly improve if its electrode design is optimized. The work presented in this thesis uses the silicon photonic platform to realize an integrated mach-zehnder modulator (mzm) suitable for datacenter communication links. 413 (a) ring modulator with pn and pin phase shifters for modulation and loss tuning and (b) transmission spectrum without and with loss balancing (neglecting real part of the phase shift from pin diode.
Optical interconnects to silicon cmos: integrated optoelectronic modulators and short pulse systems a dissertation submitted to the department of applied physics. Ii a comparison between gan and silicon based class d audio power amplifiers with pulse density modulation man lok joshua chung master of applied science. Keywords: silicon-on-insulator (soi), silicon photonics, optical modulator, depletion, accumulation, qcse 1 introduction in the last few years processing power has increased tremendously and nowadays common desktop computer are able to achieve a few billions of floating points operation per second (flops. Of silicon photonic modulators, unitizing the χ(3) nonlinear effect of silicon nanocrystals to make dc kerr effect electro-optical modulator, combining silicon with lithium niobate to make χ(2) electro-optical modulators on silicon, and increasing the efficiency of thermal control by.
Silicon microring modulator with integrated heater and temperature sensor for thermal control. The optical resonant modulator described above, we have demonstrated silicon photonics optical switching building blocks for optical networks that may enable lower energy consumption in some applications by. Silicon which has been widely used in electronic industry has been considered as a promising material for electro-optic modulators, due to its mature manufacturing technology and low cost in this work, a silicon electro-optic modulator based on a new type of phase shifter is proposed.
This thesis first develops and demonstrates several experimental work on high speed silicon modulators and switches with record performance and novel functionality a 8x40 gb/s transmitter based on silicon microrings is first presented. Silicon-on-insulator waveguide structures for electro-optic applications i, christopher t harvey, herby grant permission to the wallace memorial library, of the rochester institute of technology, to reproduce my thesis, in whole or in part, with the. The silicon modulator is an external modulator based on the design of a mach-zender interferometer, where an incoming beam of light is split in half and the two resulting beams travel through two different arms of the interferometer.
Doctorial thesis a study on silicon-on-thin-box (sotb) cmosfet for low-power lsis takashi ishigaki september, 2012 supervisor: prof hiroshi iwai. Light is confined to the silicon material by a top and bottom cladding of silicon dioxide the high index contrast between silicon at 347 and silicon dioxide at 16, does not allow light, at 1550 nm, to extend into the. Design and characterization of 35 ghz silicon photonic travelling wave modulator for next a thesis submitted to mcgill university in partial fulfillment of the.