1 April 1991 High-density waveguide modulator arrays for parallel interconnection
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A new design of GaAs/AlGaAs waveguide amplitude modulator intended for array applications at 830nm wavelength is reported. The device is based on polarization rotation and has bandwidths in excess of 1 GHz and an extinction ratio of 1 7dB. Mach-Zehnder modulators with 23dB have also been fabricated and arrays with 20 microns device separation fabricated. The arrays have crosstalk less than -20dB and feature electrical interconnection compatible with standard packaging techniques.
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Julian P. G. Bristow, Julian P. G. Bristow, Sayan D. Mukherjee, Sayan D. Mukherjee, M. Nisa Khan, M. Nisa Khan, Mary K. Hibbs-Brenner, Mary K. Hibbs-Brenner, Charles T. Sullivan, Charles T. Sullivan, Edith Kalweit, Edith Kalweit, } "High-density waveguide modulator arrays for parallel interconnection", Proc. SPIE 1389, Microelectronic Interconnects and Packages: Optical and Electrical Technologies, (1 April 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.25554; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.25554
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