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Engineering Of Lithium Niobate Phase Modulators
Author(s): Albert C.T. Wey; Julian P.G. Bristow; Greg Lukas; Mike Keur; S. Sriram; Daniel Ott
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Paper Abstract

The key factors in device performance for titanium diffused lithium niobate phase modulator are related to their fabrication parameters. Low optical loss, low drive voltage, and large bandwidth are considered the primary factors. The parameters involved in fabrication are the titanium strip width and thickness, diffusion time and temperature, electrode gap and length. Design examples with fabrication parameters tailored to meet performance needs of fiber gyroscope systems and amplitude modulators are highlighted. Results are given for completely fiber pigtailed packages. A new method for fiber pigtailing using precision ceramic ferrules is also reported.

Paper Details

Date Published: 10 March 1988
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 0835, Integrated Optical Circuit Engineering V, (10 March 1988); doi: 10.1117/12.942351
Show Author Affiliations
Albert C.T. Wey, Amphenol Corporation (United States)
Julian P.G. Bristow, Amphenol Corporation (United States)
Greg Lukas, Amphenol Corporation (United States)
Mike Keur, Amphenol Corporation (United States)
S. Sriram, Amphenol Corporation (United States)
Daniel Ott, Amphenol Corporation (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0835:
Integrated Optical Circuit Engineering V
Mark A. Mentzer, Editor(s)

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