10 June 1994 Semiconductor electroabsorption waveguide modulator for shipboard analog link applications
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Abstract
A fully packaged and connectorized 1.32 micrometers InGaAsP electroabsorption modulator for analog fiber optic link applications is described. This Franz-Keldysh effect modulator has a 3-dBe bandwidth exceeding 20 GHz, a fiber-to-fiber optical insertion loss of less than 9 dB, and a high modulation efficiency (equivalent switching voltage less than 10 V). A fiber link spurious free dynamic range of greater than 100 dB in a 1 Hz bandwidth is achievable using this modulator, which makes it attractive for Navy shipboard applications.
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Yet Zen Liu, Yet Zen Liu, Jin Chen, Jin Chen, Stephen A. Pappert, Stephen A. Pappert, Richard Joseph Orazi, Richard Joseph Orazi, Andrew R. Williams, Andrew R. Williams, Albert L. Kellner, Albert L. Kellner, X. S. Jiang, X. S. Jiang, Paul K. L. Yu, Paul K. L. Yu, } "Semiconductor electroabsorption waveguide modulator for shipboard analog link applications", Proc. SPIE 2155, Optoelectronic Signal Processing for Phased-Array Antennas IV, (10 June 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.177389; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.177389
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