A 17-Gb/s low-power optical receiver using a Ge-on-SOI photodiode with a 0.13-μm CMOS IC

L. Schares, C. L. Schow, S. J. Koester, G. Dehlinger, R. John, F. E. Doany

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Abstract

We report the fastest (17Gb/s) and lowest-voltage (1.8V) all-silicon CMOS optical receiver to date, based on a germanium-on-SOI photodiode. The 12.5-Gb/s sensitivity at 850nm is -12.7dBm (BER=10 -12), with a power consumption as low as 50mW.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationProceedings - Thirteenth International Symposium on Temporal Representation and Reasoning, TIME 2006
Volume2006
StatePublished - Dec 14 2006
Event2006 Optical Fiber Communication Conference, and the 2006 National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference - Anaheim, CA, United States
Duration: Mar 5 2006Mar 10 2006

Other

Other2006 Optical Fiber Communication Conference, and the 2006 National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference
CountryUnited States
CityAnaheim, CA
Period3/5/063/10/06

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