Low loss electro-optic ridge waveguide modulators based on sub-micron thin films of lithium niobate prepared by crystal ion slicing and wafer bonding are demonstrated. VπL as low as 13 V-cm at λ=1.55µm is demonstrated.
© 2005 Optical Society of America
(130.0130) Integrated optics : Integrated optics
(130.3120) Integrated optics : Integrated optics devices
(250.0250) Optoelectronics : Optoelectronics
(250.7360) Optoelectronics : Waveguide modulators
P. Rabiei and W. H. Steier, "Electro-Optic Waveguide Modulators Fabricated Using Thin Films of Lithium Niobate," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2005), paper JTuC56.
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