CLEO 2012
Conference paper

40Gbps optical receiver based on Germanium waveguide photodetector hybrid-integrated with 90nm CMOS amplifier

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A receiver based on Ge waveguide photodetector wire-bonded to 90nm CMOS amplifier built in specialty SOI wafer demonstrates error-free operation up to 40Gbps. At 25Gbps the receiver achieved a sensitivity of -8.3dBm with 3.3pJ/bit power-efficiency. © 2012 OSA.