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Tapered rib-waveguide for single sideband modulation at 10.6 um
Author(s): Hui Wang; Peter K. Cheo
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Paper Abstract

A traveling rib-waveguide structure is proposed for single sideband (SSB) modulation. A low- loss parabolic taper is designed to transmit a large infrared laser beam (10 micrometers ) into a narrow channel at an optimal length of 7500 micrometers where the taper opening is 242 micrometers and the rib-channel width is 100 micrometers . The propagation loss of one taper is about 5 to 10%, and this has been confirmed by experimental results.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 April 1993
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 1982, Photoelectronic Detection and Imaging: Technology and Applications '93, (1 April 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.142007
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Hui Wang, Univ. of Connecticut (United States)
Peter K. Cheo, Univ. of Connecticut (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1982:
Photoelectronic Detection and Imaging: Technology and Applications '93

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