sub-picojoule-per-bit CMOS photonic receiver for densely integrated systems

FREE-DOWNLOAD X Zheng, F Liu, D Patil, H Thacker, Y Luo… – Optics …, 2010
Abstract: We report ultra-low-power (690fJ/bit) operation of an optical receiver consisting of a
germanium-silicon waveguide detector intimately integrated with a receiver circuit and embedded
in a clocked digital receiver. We show a wall-plug power efficiency of 690µW/Gbps for the