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Highly linear electro-optic polymer based traveling wave MMI-fed directional coupler modulator

TitleHighly linear electro-optic polymer based traveling wave MMI-fed directional coupler modulator
Publication TypeConference Paper
Year of Publication2012
AuthorsZhang, X., B. Lee, C-Y. Lin, A. X. Wang, A. Hosseini, and R. T. Chen
Conference Name2012 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO)
Pagination1-2
Date Published05/2012
Conference LocationSan Hose, CA
Keywordsbandwidth 10 GHz, bandwidth-length product, directional couplers, electrical bandwidth, electro-optical modulation, electrodes, electrooptic polymer, integrated optics, light interference, loss measurement, multimode interference, optical directional couplers, optical modulation, optical polymers, optical waveguides, Polymers, SFDR, traveling wave MMI-fed directional coupler modulator
Abstract

We demonstrate an EO polymer based traveling-wave MMI-fed directional-coupler modulator. High-speed and linear operation is demonstrated with bandwidth-length product of 125GHz·cm, the 3-dB electrical bandwidth of 10GHz, and the SFDR of 110±3dB/Hz2/3.