1.3/1.55-µm Full-Duplex WDM Optical Transceiver Modules for ATM-PON (PDS) Systems Using PLC-Hybrid-Integration and CMOS-IC Technologies

Takeshi KUROSAKI  Toshikazu HASHIMOTO  Noboru ISHIHARA  Yasuhiro SUZUKI  Masahiro YANAGISAWA  Hideaki KIMURA  Makoto NAKAMURA  Yuichi TOHMORI  Kazutoshi KATO  Yoshihiro KAWAGUCHI  Yuji AKAHORI  Yasufumi YAMADA  Kuniharu KATO  Hiromu TOBA  Junichi YOSHIDA  

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IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Communications   Vol.E82-B   No.8   pp.1199-1208
Publication Date: 1999/08/25
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Print ISSN: 0916-8516
Type of Manuscript: Special Section PAPER (Joint Special Issue on Recent Progress in Optoelectronics and Communications)
Category: Optical Active Devices and Modules
Keyword: 
optical transceiver module,  PLC,  hybrid integration,  CMOS IC,  ATM PON,  full-duplex operation,  

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Summary: 
This paper describes design techniques for suppressing crosstalk in an optical transceiver module using PLC-hybrid-integration technologies and for achieving burst-mode operation with high sensitivity and wide dynamic range using CMOS-IC technologies. An arrangement that reduces the electrical crosstalk to less than -100 dB was designed using three-dimensional electromagnetic field analysis. The configurations of a newly developed instantaneous-response CMOS LD driver circuit is also described and instantaneous-response CMOS receiver circuit techniques are reviewed. With these techniques, we have succeeded in building optical transceiver modules for ATM-PON systems using PLC-hybrid-integration and inexpensive standard CMOS-IC fabrication processes. Under full-duplex operation at 156 Mb/s, fabricated transceiver modules showed receiver sensitivity of better than -34 dBm and dynamic range of over 28 dB, which satisfy both the class-B and class-C specifications recommended by ITU-T (International Telecommunication Union-Telecommunication standardization sector) G983.1 for the optical transceiver module for an ONU (optical network unit).