Polymer modulators using CPW electrodes are demonstrated for the first time. A novel in-plane CPW electrode structure is introduced to enhance overlap factor. In first experiments we achieved half-wave voltage of 23.6V for 2cm-long device.
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R. Song, H. Song, and W. H. Steier, "Novel Mach-Zehnder Polymer Modulators Using Coplanar Waveguide Electrodes," in Frontiers in Optics, OSA Technical Digest Series (Optical Society of America, 2005), paper SWA2.
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