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  • Vol. 25, Iss. 1 — Jan. 1, 2000
  • pp: 70–72

Ultrabroad-bandwidth electro-optic modulator based on a cascaded Bragg grating

Jacob B. Khurgin, Jin U. Kang, and Yujie J. Ding  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 25, Issue 1, pp. 70-72 (2000)

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It is shown that the bandwidth of a traveling-wave electro-optical modulator can be greatly increased by matching of the group velocities of the optical and rf waves in the waveguides with cascaded Bragg gratings. A LiNbO>3 Mach–Zehnder modulator with 1-V half-wave voltage and a bandwidth in excess of 100 GHz is proposed and its performance evaluated.

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OCIS Codes
(060.4080) Fiber optics and optical communications : Modulation
(230.0250) Optical devices : Optoelectronics
(230.4110) Optical devices : Modulators

Jacob B. Khurgin, Jin U. Kang, and Yujie J. Ding, "Ultrabroad-bandwidth electro-optic modulator based on a cascaded Bragg grating," Opt. Lett. 25, 70-72 (2000)

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