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Resonant electrode structures for band-operation-type optical modulators
Author(s): Tetsuya Kawanishi; Satoshi Oikawa; Kaoru Higuma; Yoshiro Matsuo; Masayuki Izutsu
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Paper Abstract

Resonant structures for band-operation optical modulators were investigated in this paper. Modulation efficiency was enhanced by the resonance of the modulating electrode. We can optimize the resonant structures by using equivalent circuit model and numerical electro-magnetic analysis such as the finite element method. The electric field distribution on the electrode was directly measured by the EO sampling technique.

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Date Published: 8 July 2002
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 4872, Optical Transmission Systems and Equipment for WDM Networking, (8 July 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.475106
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Tetsuya Kawanishi, Communications Research Lab. (Japan)
Satoshi Oikawa, Sumitomo Osaka Cement Co., Ltd. (Japan)
Kaoru Higuma, Sumitomo Osaka Cement Co., Ltd. (Japan)
Yoshiro Matsuo, Communications Research Lab. (Japan)
Masayuki Izutsu, Communications Research Lab. (Japan)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4872:
Optical Transmission Systems and Equipment for WDM Networking
Benjamin B. Dingel; Brewster Roe Hemenway; Achyut Kumar Dutta; Ken-Ichi Sato, Editor(s)

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