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Optimization and evaluation in space conditions of multi-ghz optical modulators
Author(s): Henri Porte; Arnaud Le Kernec; Laura Peñate Quesada; Ignacio Esquivias; Houda Brahimi; Juan Barbero Gonzalez; Alexandre Mottet; Michel Sotom

Paper Abstract

Among the different optical modulator technologies available such as polymer, III-V semiconductors, Silicon, the well-known Lithium Niobate (LN) offers the best trade-off in terms of performances, ease of use, and power handling capability.

Paper Details

Date Published: 17 November 2017
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 10563, International Conference on Space Optics — ICSO 2014, 105631P (17 November 2017); doi: 10.1117/12.2304143
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Henri Porte, Photline Technologies (France)
Arnaud Le Kernec, Thales Alenia Space (France)
Laura Peñate Quesada, Alter Technology (Spain)
Ignacio Esquivias, Univ. Politécnica de Madrid (Spain)
Houda Brahimi, Photline Technologies (France)
Juan Barbero Gonzalez, Alter Technology (Spain)
Alexandre Mottet, Photline Technologies (France)
Michel Sotom, Thales Alenia Space (France)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 10563:
International Conference on Space Optics — ICSO 2014
Zoran Sodnik; Bruno Cugny; Nikos Karafolas, Editor(s)

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