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Silicon modulator for integrated optics
Author(s): Giuseppe Cocorullo; Francesco G. Della Corte; Ivo Rendina; Antonello Cutolo
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Paper Abstract

A coupled cavity Fabry-Perot silicon electro-optic modulator for X 3 and 1. 5 jun is proposed and analyzed. The modulator consists of alternated slabs with high (silicon) and low (Si02 or air) refractive iixlex arI can be realized by standard microelectronic technique. Varying the optical properties of the silicon slabs by carrier injection it is possible to modulate tl light intensity transmitted across the device. The small size and the low current values requiitd to drive it ai compatible with a small scale integration.

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Date Published: 1 February 1991
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 1374, Integrated Optics and Optoelectronics II, (1 February 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.24964
Show Author Affiliations
Giuseppe Cocorullo, Istituto Ricerche Elettromagnetismo e Componenti Elettronici (Italy)
Francesco G. Della Corte, Istituto Ricerche Elettromagnetismo e Componenti Elettronici (Italy)
Ivo Rendina, Istituto Ricerche Elettromagnetismo e Componenti Elettronici (Italy)
Antonello Cutolo, Univ. di Napoli (Italy)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1374:
Integrated Optics and Optoelectronics II
Ka Kha Wong, Editor(s)

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