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Silicon-organic hybrid devices for high-speed electro-optic signal processing

Author: Lauermann, Matthias
Source: Directory of Open Access Books
Publisher: KIT Scientific Publishing
ISBN: 9783731507697
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Among the various elements of the silicon photonics platform, electro-optic IQ modulators play an important role. In this book, silicon-organic hybrid (SOH) integration is used to realize electro-optic IQ modulators for complex signal processing. Leveraging the high nonlinearity of organic materials, SOH IQ modulators provide low energy consumption for high-speed data transmission and frequency shifting. Furthermore, the device design is adapted for commercial foundry processes.