A Mixed Photonic/Electronic Circuit Simulation Including Transient Noise Sources

Eiichi SANO  Mikio YONEYAMA  

Publication
IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Electronics   Vol.E78-C   No.4   pp.447-453
Publication Date: 1995/04/25
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Print ISSN: 0916-8516
Type of Manuscript: PAPER
Category: Opto-Electronics
Keyword: 
photodetector,  noise,  transient analysis,  

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Summary: 
Device models for a laser diode, photodetector, MESFET, HEMT, bipolar transistor, diode, and resistor are proposed and are implemented in a commercial mixed-signal simulator along with models for an optical fiber, an external optical modulator, and a pulse pattern generator. The validity of the models is confirmed by comparing simulated and experimental results. The performance of a mixed photonic/electronic circuit, which is determined by a large-signal waveform and the device noises, is estimated by the present analysis method.