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Integrated-optical modulators for bandpass analog links
Author(s): Leonard M. Johnson; Gary E. Betts; Harold V. Roussell
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Paper Abstract

Integrated-optical interferometric modulators specifically designed and demonstrated for bandpass analog optical systems are described. Techniques such as nondissipative impedance matching for lumped-element modulators and electrooptic phase reversal for traveling-wave devices can provide substantially higher modulator response than conventional baseband designs. Recent results on the use of the polarization-mixing technique to improve modulator linearity at microwave frequencies are also discussed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 February 1991
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 1371, High-Frequency Analog Fiber Optic Systems, (1 February 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.24873
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Leonard M. Johnson, Lincoln Lab./MIT (United States)
Gary E. Betts, Lincoln Lab./MIT (United States)
Harold V. Roussell, Lincoln Lab./MIT (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1371:
High-Frequency Analog Fiber Optic Systems
Paul Sierak, Editor(s)

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