7 March 2014 Design of Mach-Zehnder interference modulators composed of enhanced electro-optic active polymers
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Organic electro-optic polymer has low dielectric constant and high electro-optic coefficient, which is one of the perfect materials for making modulators with low loss and high bandwidth. In this paper, we synthesized a novel chromophore based on the 4-(diethylamino) salicylaldehyde electron donor and the rigid isolated benzyl group. Based on the innovative chormophore, we designed low loss Mach-Zehnder interference modulators with 3dB bandwidth 50GHz using tapered waveguides and coplanar waveguide electrodes as well as micro-strip electrodes. Performance parameters of the modulators were detailed analyzed and two microwave driven electrodes were compared.
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Guangming Xu, Guangming Xu, Jialei Liu, Jialei Liu, Haohui Ren, Haohui Ren, Guofang Fan, Guofang Fan, Zhen Zhen, Zhen Zhen, Xinhou Liu, Xinhou Liu, } "Design of Mach-Zehnder interference modulators composed of enhanced electro-optic active polymers", Proc. SPIE 8983, Organic Photonic Materials and Devices XVI, 89831Q (7 March 2014); doi: 10.1117/12.2045301; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2045301


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