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Wideband NLO organic external modulators
Author(s): Talal K. Findakly; Chia-Chi Teng; Lak M. Walpita
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Paper Abstract

Wideband modulators based on nonlinear optical (NLO) organic polymers are reviewed with particular attention given to the material properties, design guidelines, fabrication, and performance. Improvements in the efficiency of NLO polymers make it possible to significantly improve the performance of electrooptic devices. Major parameters to be considered for wideband modulator design include characteristic impedance, microwave and optical losses, and RF drive power as related to switching voltage efficiency.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 August 1991
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 1476, Optical Technology for Microwave Applications V, (1 August 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.45557
Show Author Affiliations
Talal K. Findakly, Hoechst-Celanese Corp. (United States)
Chia-Chi Teng, Hoechst-Celanese Corp. (United States)
Lak M. Walpita, Hoechst-Celanese Corp. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1476:
Optical Technology for Microwave Applications V
Shi-Kay Yao, Editor(s)

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