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Integrated Optic Frequency Shifters with SAWs
Author(s): C. Schaffer; K. Petermann
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Paper Abstract

Surface acoustic wave (SAW) Bragg-modulators as frequency shifters are attractive for applications in sensors, since they yield high optical and electrical bandwidth. The Bragg-modulator consists of tapered monomode waveguides and the SAW field in between. A Gaussian beam yields a suppression of unwanted frequencies greater than 60 dB below shifted frequency, however, more realistic field distributions yield suppressions of about 20...30 dB.

Paper Details

Date Published: 3 November 1986
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 0651, Integrated Optical Circuit Engineering III, (3 November 1986); doi: 10.1117/12.938151
Show Author Affiliations
C. Schaffer, Technische Universitat Berlin (Germany)
K. Petermann, Technische Universitat Berlin (Germany)


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

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