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Theory Of Integrated Optic Travelling Wave Modulators With Phase Reversal Electrodes
Author(s): D. Erasme; M. G. F. Wilson
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Paper Abstract

An analysis is given of phase reversal electrode structures used for phase matching in travelling-wave integrated optic phase modulators. Both modulus and argument of the phase shift are obtained; both are required for applications involving broadband excitation. Periodic and non-periodic, lossy structures are treated and the advantage of non-periodic structures for wide band operation is demonstrated. Optimum structure arrangements and upper bounds to phase shift and figure of merit are derived.

Paper Details

Date Published: 3 November 1986
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 0651, Integrated Optical Circuit Engineering III, (3 November 1986); doi: 10.1117/12.938144
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D. Erasme, University College London (England)
M. G. F. Wilson, University College London (England)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0651:
Integrated Optical Circuit Engineering III
Ralf Th. Kersten, Editor(s)

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