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Optics Express

  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 21, Iss. 21 — Oct. 21, 2013
  • pp: 24566–24573

Linear photonic frequency discriminator on As2S3-ring-on-Ti:LiNbO3 hybrid platform

Jaehyun Kim, Won Ju Sung, Ohannes Eknoyan, and Christi K. Madsen  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 21, pp. 24566-24573 (2013)

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We report a photonic frequency discriminator built on the vertically integrated As2S3-ring-on-Ti:LiNbO3 hybrid platform. The discriminator consists of a Mach Zehnder interferometer (MZI) formed by the optical path length difference (OPD) between polarization modes of Ti-diffused waveguide on LiNbO3 substrate and a vertically integrated As2S3 race-track ring resonator on top of the substrate. The figures of merit of the device, enhancement of the signal-to-3rd order intermodulation distortion (IMD3) power ratio and corresponding 3rd order intercept point (IP3) over a traditional MZI, are demonstrated through device characterization.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2360) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics links and subsystems
(060.2630) Fiber optics and optical communications : Frequency modulation
(060.5060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Phase modulation
(130.3120) Integrated optics : Integrated optics devices
(060.5625) Fiber optics and optical communications : Radio frequency photonics

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

Original Manuscript: August 6, 2013
Revised Manuscript: September 21, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: September 23, 2013
Published: October 7, 2013

Jaehyun Kim, Won Ju Sung, Ohannes Eknoyan, and Christi K. Madsen, "Linear photonic frequency discriminator on As2S3-ring-on-Ti:LiNbO3 hybrid platform," Opt. Express 21, 24566-24573 (2013)

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