25 October 2004 16-arrayed electro-optic polymer modulator
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A 16-arrayed polymeric optical modulator is fabricated using an electro-optic (EO) polymer with a large EO coefficient and good thermal stability. The 16-arrayed modulator has lumped type electrodes with a response time of less than one nanosecond. The 16-arrayed modulator has good uniform modulation characteristics between the individual modulators. The deviation of half-wave voltages is 0.2 V and that of insertion losses about 1 dB. Crosstalks range from -28 to -36dB and extinction ratios are more than 21 dB.
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Suntak Park, Jung Jin Ju, Jung Yun Do, Seung Koo Park, Joon Tae Ahn, Sung-Il Kim, Myung-Hyun Lee, "16-arrayed electro-optic polymer modulator", Proc. SPIE 5595, Active and Passive Optical Components for WDM Communications IV, (25 October 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.580909; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.580909
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