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Lithium Niobate Electro-Optic Frequency Translators For Coherent Optical Fibre Systems
Author(s): B. E. Daymond-John; A. R. Beaumont; W. A . Stallard; R. C. Booth
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Paper Abstract

Lithium niobate electro-optic waveguide frequency translators suitable for use in coherent optical fibre systems are reviewed. The design of double sideband Mach-Zehnder interferometric Y junction frequency translators is discussed and the fabrication and operational tolerances of these devices considered. The continuous generation of frequency translated optical signals with frequency translations upto 6.5 GHz at a wavelength of 1.52 μm are reported and the experimental results compared with theoretical predictions.

Paper Details

Date Published: 11 September 1985
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 0578, Integrated Optical Circuit Engineering II, (11 September 1985); doi: 10.1117/12.950773
Show Author Affiliations
B. E. Daymond-John, British Telecom Research Laboratories (UK)
A. R. Beaumont, British Telecom Research Laboratories (UK)
W. A . Stallard, British Telecom Research Laboratories (UK)
R. C. Booth, British Telecom Research Laboratories (UK)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0578:
Integrated Optical Circuit Engineering II
Sriram Sriram, Editor(s)

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