Abstract

We characterize optical crosstalk and the associated bit-error rate degradation in silicon nanowaveguides. Results indicate that crosstalk decreases with increasing modulation frequency, which we attribute to free-carrier lifetime in the nanowaveguides.

© 2010 Optical Society of America

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