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InP Optoelectronic Mixers
Author(s): A. G. Foyt; F. J. Leonberger; R. C. Williamson
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Paper Abstract

InP optoelectronic switches are shown to offer potential performance advantages over conventional diode bridges as electronic mixers. Devices with micrometer-geometry interdigitated-finger structures have been fabricated and tested. The geometry of such structures can be chosen to optimize mixer performance over a wide range of frequencies. Mixer operation has been demonstrated at 100 MHz and calculations indicate good performance into the GHz range with existing InP technology and GaAs diode laser sources.

Paper Details

Date Published: 29 July 1981
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 0269, Integrated Optics I, (29 July 1981); doi: 10.1117/12.959962
Show Author Affiliations
A. G. Foyt, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (United States)
F. J. Leonberger, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (United States)
R. C. Williamson, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0269:
Integrated Optics I
Esther Krikorian; Harold M. Stoll, Editor(s)

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