We report the design and monolithic fabrication of phase modulator and photodetectors for RF photonics. We demonstrate phase modulation efficiency of 2700V-1mm-1, and a bandwidth of 18GHz. Photodetectors response time is measured to be 8ps.
© 2008 Optical Society of America
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(250.0250) Optoelectronics : Optoelectronics
(060.5625) Fiber optics and optical communications : Radio frequency photonics
(250.4110) Optoelectronics : Modulators
M. Jarrahi, D. A. Miller, and T. H. Lee, "Monolithic Integration of GaAs/AlGaAs Phase Modulator and Photodetector for RF Photonics," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference/National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2008), paper JThA36.
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