IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. - 10 Gbps, 530 fJ/b optical transceiver circuits in 40 nm CMOS

2011 Symposium on VLSI Circuits

Author(s): Liu, F. ; Patil, D. ; Lexau, J. ; Amberg, P. ; Dayringer, M. ; Gainsley, J. ; Moghadam, H.F. ; Xuezhe Zheng ; Cunningham, J.E. ; Krishnamoorthy, A.V. ; Alon, E. ; Ho, R.
Publisher: IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
Publication Date: 1 June 2011
Conference Location: Kyoto, Japan, Japan
Conference Date: 15 June 2011
Page(s): 290 - 291
ISBN (CD): 978-4-86348-166-4
ISBN (Paper): 978-1-61284-175-5
ISSN (CD): 2158-5601
ISSN (Electronic): 2158-5636
ISSN (Paper): 2158-5601
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This paper describes 10 Gbps optical modulator and receiver circuits designed for high energy efficiency in a 40 nm process. The transmitter consumes 135 fJ/b when bonded to an external silicon... View More

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