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Optical Engineering

Comments on fabrication parameters for reducing thermal drift on LiNbO3optical modulators
Author(s): Hirotoshi Nagata; Satoshi Oikawa; Manabu Yamada
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Paper Abstract

In this paper, some comments are made about fabrication parameters to reduce undesirable thermal drift in the optical output of z cut Ti:LiNbO3 (LN) modulators. In this regard, covering the LN surface with a semiconducting Si layer was reported to effectively shield the waveguides from pyroelectrically induced charges and to successfully suppress the drift1.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 January 1997
PDF: 4 pages
Opt. Eng. 36(1) doi: 10.1117/1.601172
Published in: Optical Engineering Volume 36, Issue 1
Show Author Affiliations
Hirotoshi Nagata, Sumitomo Osaka Cement Co., Ltd. (Japan)
Satoshi Oikawa, Sumitomo Osaka Cement Co., Ltd. (Japan)
Manabu Yamada, Sumitomo Osaka Cement Co., Ltd. (Japan)


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