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Linearization of electro-optic modulators by a cascade coupling of phase-modulating electrodes
Author(s): Halvor Skeie; Richard V. Johnson
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Paper Abstract

Theoretical predictions and experimental results on two slightly different kinds of linearized optical modulators for use in wideband analog transmission is presented. Both modulators are based on a cascade coupling of phase-modulated parallel wave guide sections. In both cases, 95 dB suppression of the 3rd harmonic of a single test tone with an optical modulation depth of 20% is theoretically obtained. Some initial experimental results are presented for both modulators.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 December 1991
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 1583, Integrated Optical Circuits, (1 December 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.50885
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Halvor Skeie, Crystal Technology, Inc. (United States)
Richard V. Johnson, Crystal Technology, Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1583:
Integrated Optical Circuits

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