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High Speed Polarization Modulation Through An Optical Guided-Wave Two-By-Two Switch
Author(s): R. Calvani; R. Caponi; G. Marone; P. Poggiolini
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Paper Abstract

An original high speed polarization modulator based on an optical guided wave two-by-two switch is demonstrated. Computer simulations and experimental results, obtained in real operation conditions, confirm the excellent performance of the electro-optic device. Applications to polarization phase shift keying systems and to polarization diversity receivers are suggested.

Paper Details

Date Published: 5 February 1990
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 1175, Coherent Lightwave Communications: Fourth in a Series, (5 February 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.963269
Show Author Affiliations
R. Calvani, CSELT (Italy)
R. Caponi, CSELT (Italy)
G. Marone, CSELT (Italy)
P. Poggiolini, Polytechnic of Torino (Italy)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1175:
Coherent Lightwave Communications: Fourth in a Series
Roger C. Steele; Harish R. Sunak, Editor(s)

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