2 June 1988 Switches And Modulators For Coherent Systems
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Proceedings Volume 0864, Advanced Optoelectronic Technology; (1988) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.943519
Event: 1987 Symposium on the Technologies for Optoelectronics, 1987, Cannes, France
The performance of switches and modulators for coherent systems is described. Emphasis is placed on enviromental stability and reliability of devices based on both Lithium Niobate and Electro-Optical Polymers. For hybrid opto-electronics Niobate devices offer the best performance and have proven reliability for applications in first generation systems. In the longer term hybrid systems using electro-optical polymer based active components are expected to outperform their monolithic semiconductor counterparts.
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M S Ner, M S Ner, A McDonach, A McDonach, D N Macfadyen, D N Macfadyen, D R Gibson, D R Gibson, C Binnie, C Binnie, M.B. J. Diemeer, M.B. J. Diemeer, } "Switches And Modulators For Coherent Systems", Proc. SPIE 0864, Advanced Optoelectronic Technology, (2 June 1988); doi: 10.1117/12.943519; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.943519


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