High-sensitivity in-band OSNR monitoring on a silicon photonics platform

Francesco Morichetti, Andrea Annoni, Ritu V. Sharma, Michael John Strain, Marc Sorel, Andrea Melloni

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution book


We demonstrate high-sensitivity in-band OSNR monitoring on a SOI platform. The integrated system, including a ring resonator and an unbalanced Mach-Zehnder interferometer, enables OSNR measurements from 8 dB to 28 dB with 0.3 dB accuracy.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationAdvanced Photonics 2013
Subtitle of host publicationIntegrated Photonics Research, Silicon and Nanophotonics
PublisherOptical Society of America
ISBN (Print)9781557529817
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2013


  • integrated optics devices
  • photonic integrated circuits
  • interferometry
  • optoelectronics


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