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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 13, Iss. 3 — Feb. 7, 2005
  • pp: 842–846

Broadband optical modulator of fiber type

Jiusheng Li and Sailing He  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 13, Issue 3, pp. 842-846 (2005)

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A novel lithium niobate optical modulator of fiber type is proposed. The velocity match and the impedance match can be achieved simultaneously. The modulator is analyzed and designed with the finite element method. The designed modulator operates with a low half-wave voltage of 2.28V, a broad 3dB optical bandwidth of 116.3GHz and a characteristic impedance of 50.67Ω at 1.5µm wavelength.

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OCIS Codes
(000.4430) General : Numerical approximation and analysis
(160.3730) Materials : Lithium niobate
(230.4110) Optical devices : Modulators

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Research Papers

Original Manuscript: January 7, 2005
Revised Manuscript: January 23, 2005
Published: February 7, 2005

Jiusheng Li and Sailing He, "Broadband optical modulator of fiber type," Opt. Express 13, 842-846 (2005)

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