Giant Enhancement in Signal Contrast using Integrated All-Optical Nonlinear Thresholder

Chaoran Huang, Thomas Ferreira De Lima, Aashu Jha, Siamak Abbaslou, Bhavin J. Shastri, Paul R. Prucnal

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Abstract

We experimentally demonstrate, for the first time, an all-optical nonlinear thresholder on a silicon photonic integrated circuit. This thresholder enhances signal amplitude contrast 40-fold and improves receiver sensitivity by 10 dB.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publication2019 Optical Fiber Communications Conference and Exhibition, OFC 2019 - Proceedings
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
ISBN (Electronic)9781943580538
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 22 2019
Event2019 Optical Fiber Communications Conference and Exhibition, OFC 2019 - San Diego, United States
Duration: Mar 3 2019Mar 7 2019

Publication series

Name2019 Optical Fiber Communications Conference and Exhibition, OFC 2019 - Proceedings

Conference

Conference2019 Optical Fiber Communications Conference and Exhibition, OFC 2019
CountryUnited States
CitySan Diego
Period3/3/193/7/19

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Signal Processing
  • Computer Networks and Communications
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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    Huang, C., De Lima, T. F., Jha, A., Abbaslou, S., Shastri, B. J., & Prucnal, P. R. (2019). Giant Enhancement in Signal Contrast using Integrated All-Optical Nonlinear Thresholder. In 2019 Optical Fiber Communications Conference and Exhibition, OFC 2019 - Proceedings [8696744] (2019 Optical Fiber Communications Conference and Exhibition, OFC 2019 - Proceedings). Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.. https://doi.org/10.1364/ofc.2019.m3e.2