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13 April 1999 Linearized Y-coupler modulator based on a domain-inverted polymeric waveguide
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Electrooptic polymer-based modulators have been investigated intensively due to their potential applications in optical communication systems. In this paper, we report a polymeric modulator with a domain-inverted Y-coupler configuration. Both of the modulation depth and linearity were improved due to the novel device structure. The Y-coupler modulator was automatically set at 3dB point with no need of DC bias, which eliminate the DC drift phenomena in Mach-Zehnder or co-direcitonal modulators. At the same time, a domain- inversion poling technique was developed, which can be used to fabricate other type of active EO devices in the future.
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Dechang An, Suning Tang, ZuZhou Yue, John Martin Taboada, Lin Sun, Zhong Han, Xuejun Lu, and Ray T. Chen "Linearized Y-coupler modulator based on a domain-inverted polymeric waveguide", Proc. SPIE 3632, Optoelectronic Interconnects VI, (13 April 1999); https://doi.org/10.1117/12.344608
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