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 publicationOptical Fiber Communication Conference, OFC 2019
PublisherOSA - The Optical Society
ISBN (Print)9781943580538
StatePublished - 2019
EventOptical Fiber Communication Conference, OFC 2019 - San Diego, United States
Duration: Mar 3 2019Mar 7 2019

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
VolumePart F160-OFC 2019

Conference

ConferenceOptical Fiber Communication Conference, OFC 2019
CountryUnited States
CitySan Diego
Period3/3/193/7/19

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Mechanics of Materials

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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 Optical Fiber Communication Conference, OFC 2019 [OFC-2019-M3E.2] (Optics InfoBase Conference Papers; Vol. Part F160-OFC 2019). OSA - The Optical Society.