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High speed external optical modulators: performance and applications
Author(s): Ganesh K. Gopalakrishnan
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Paper Abstract

Recent progress in LiNbO3 based high-speed external optical modulators is reviewed. Techniques to achieve broadband performance, such as, microwave-optical velocity matching, and elimination of coupling to dielectric substrate modes are addressed. The performance of different devices are compared by employing a frequency dependent half-wave switching voltage.

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Date Published: 10 April 1997
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 3038, High-Speed Semiconductor Lasers for Communication, (10 April 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.271461
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Ganesh K. Gopalakrishnan, Bosch Telecom, Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3038:
High-Speed Semiconductor Lasers for Communication
Norman S. Kwong; Radhakrishnan Nagarajan, Editor(s)

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