1 February 1991 Velocity-matched III-V travelling wave electro-optic modulator
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Proceedings Volume 1371, High-Frequency Analog Fiber Optic Systems; (1991) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.24899
Event: SPIE Microelectronic Interconnect and Integrated Processing Symposium, 1990, San Jose, United States
As the modulation bandwidth of a traveling wave modulator is increased, the velocities of the microwave and the lightwave need to be taken into consideration. Velocity mismatch of 20 percent or greater can occur in a III-V modulator and this will result in a bandwidth of approximately 22 GHz-cm or less for an electrical loss of 1 dB/GHz sq rt/cm. To improve the bandwidth of the modulator to greater than 40 GHz, velocity mismatch would have to be reduced to within 10 percent. A new velocity matched III-V modulator is presented.
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Shih-Yuan Wang, Michael R. T. Tan, and Denny Houng "Velocity-matched III-V travelling wave electro-optic modulator", Proc. SPIE 1371, High-Frequency Analog Fiber Optic Systems, (1 February 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.24899; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.24899

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