Low-cost photoreceiver integrating an EDWA and waveguide PIN photodiode for 40 Gbit/s applications

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A novel low-cost photoreceiver that combines an erbium-doped waveguide amplifier (EDWA) and a packaged short planar multimode waveguide PIN photodiode has demonstrated −21.2 dBm sensitivity at BER 10−10 and PRBS of 215−1 for 40 Gbit/s operations.


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