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Wideband Traveling-Wave Electro-Optic Modulator
Author(s): C. M. Gee; G. D. Thurmond
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Paper Abstract

A high-speed integrated-optic Ti:LiNbO, modulator has been developed. The modulator exhibits smooth resonance-free frequency r6sponse with a 17-GHz 3-dB bandwidth. Complete intensity modulation can be achieved with 120 mW drive power. Optical damage effects, including optically-induced loss, polarization rotation, modulation transfer characteristic shifts, and mode pattern changes in these devices were also investigated.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 November 1987
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 0477, Optical Technology for Microwave Applications I, (1 November 1987); doi: 10.1117/12.942608
Show Author Affiliations
C. M. Gee, Hughes Research Laboratories (United States)
G. D. Thurmond, Hughes Research Laboratories (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0477:
Optical Technology for Microwave Applications I
Shi-Kay Yao, Editor(s)

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