20 February 2012 EO-polymer waveguide based high dynamic range EM wave sensors
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In this paper, we present the design and experimental demonstration of a high dynamic range electric field sensor based on electro-optic (EO) polymer directional coupler waveguides that offers the strong and ultra-fast EO response of EO polymer. As compared to conventional photonic electric field sensors, our directional coupler waveguide design offers several advantages such as bias-free operation, highly linear measurement response up to 70dB, and a wide electric field detection range from 16.7V/m to 750kV/m at a frequency of 1GHz.
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Che-Yun Lin, Che-Yun Lin, Alan X. Wang, Alan X. Wang, Xingyu Zhang, Xingyu Zhang, Beom Suk Lee, Beom Suk Lee, Ray T. Chen, Ray T. Chen, } "EO-polymer waveguide based high dynamic range EM wave sensors", Proc. SPIE 8258, Organic Photonic Materials and Devices XIV, 82580Y (20 February 2012); doi: 10.1117/12.909795; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.909795
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