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Design and fabrication of amplitude modulators for CATV
Author(s): Amaresh Mahapatra; Ronald F. Cooper
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Paper Abstract

We have fabricated Mach Zehnder type amplitude modulators with performance levels suitable for CATV industry. Fiber to fiber insertion loss with polarization preserving fibers of 45 dB has been achieved. We present detailed measurements of the sources of loss: mode mismatch loss in the Y junctions loss due to angled ends and Fresnel loss.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 February 1991
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 1374, Integrated Optics and Optoelectronics II, (1 February 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.24983
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Amaresh Mahapatra, Ramar Corp. (United States)
Ronald F. Cooper, Ramar Corp. (United States)


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

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