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Numerical modeling and design of compact Ti:LiNbO3 Mach-Zehnder interferometric modulator using etched waveguides
Author(s): Najm Anwar; B. M. Azizur Rahman; Kenneth T. V. Grattan
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Paper Abstract

A rigorous numerical model has been developed to study Ti:LiNbO3 Mach-Zehnder interferometric (MZI) modulators. In this present study a comparison was made between an unetched waveguide and an etched Ti:LiNbO3 ridge waveguide Mach-Zehnder interferometric (MZI) modulator in order to show the benefits of using edged ridge waveguides for the MZE modulator. In this study, it was shown that the modulator could be improved further by manipulation of the appropriate fabrication parameters.

Paper Details

Date Published: 30 October 2001
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 4596, Advanced Photonic Sensors and Applications II, (30 October 2001); doi: 10.1117/12.447363
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Najm Anwar, City Univ. (United Kingdom)
B. M. Azizur Rahman, City Univ. (United Kingdom)
Kenneth T. V. Grattan, City Univ. (United Kingdom)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4596:
Advanced Photonic Sensors and Applications II

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