1 October 1990 Quantum-well electrorefraction and optical waveguide device applications
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Proceedings Volume 1283, Quantum Well and Superlattice Physics III; (1990) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.20734
Event: Advances in Semiconductors and Superconductors: Physics Toward Devices Applications, 1990, San Diego, CA, United States
We demonstrate waveguide devices for optical fiber communications that employ unique semiconductor quantum well electrorefractive phenomena. Field- and carrier-induced effects are applied to electro-optic directional coupler switches and interferometric intensity modulators that are considerably more compact than bulk semiconductor waveguide devices. These quantum well waveguide components are -' 500 microns long, suitable for monolithic integration with semiconductor laser diodes, and limited in speed only by RC parasitics.
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Jane E. Zucker, Jane E. Zucker, } "Quantum-well electrorefraction and optical waveguide device applications", Proc. SPIE 1283, Quantum Well and Superlattice Physics III, (1 October 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.20734; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.20734

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