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  • Vol. 30, Iss. 3 — Feb. 1, 2005
  • pp: 278–280

Electro-optic modulation in hybrid solgel doped with Disperse Red chromophore

Dong Lu, Hongxi Zhang, and Mahmoud Fallahi  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 30, Issue 3, pp. 278-280 (2005)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.30.000278


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Abstract

An electro-optically active hybrid solgel doped with Disperse Red 13 has been developed by use of a simple solvent-assisted method. It permits a high loading concentration and has low optical loss at 1550 nm. A channel waveguide amplitude modulator has been fabricated by use of active and passive hybrid solgel materials. The device shows an electro-optic coefficient of 14 pm/V at 1550 nm and stable operation.

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OCIS Codes
(060.5060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Phase modulation
(160.2100) Materials : Electro-optical materials
(160.6060) Materials : Solgel
(190.4710) Nonlinear optics : Optical nonlinearities in organic materials
(250.7360) Optoelectronics : Waveguide modulators

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Dong Lu, Hongxi Zhang, and Mahmoud Fallahi, "Electro-optic modulation in hybrid solgel doped with Disperse Red chromophore," Opt. Lett. 30, 278-280 (2005)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-30-3-278


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