Abstract

A reconfigurable 4-channel 32Gb/s NRZ, or 2x25GBaud/s PAM4 Si-Photonic transmitter is designed entirely in CMOS, consisting of a CMOS driver wire-bonded to MZ modulators. Measurement results demonstrate optical eye diagrams with > 5dB extinction ratio and <11pJ/bit power efficiency.

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