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Ultra-High-Speed Deeply Etched Electrooptic Polymer Modulator with Profiled Cross Section

Gorman, Terry, Haxha, Shyqyri, Ju, J.J. (2009) Ultra-High-Speed Deeply Etched Electrooptic Polymer Modulator with Profiled Cross Section. Journal of Lightwave Technology, 27 (1). pp. 68-76. (doi:http://dx/doi.10.1109/JLT.2008.929413) (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided) (KAR id:24270)

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Abstract

In this paper, we present a novel ultra-high-speed polymer based electrooptic modulator that features a profiled, deeply etched cross section. We show that by profiling the side walls of the modulator and varying the thickness of the dielectric stack that broadband operation can be achieved whilst maintaining a very low drive voltage in a compact device. Initially a quasi-TEM analysis is undertaken in order to determine the modulator's response to topographical variation followed by a full-wave analysis on the optimized device. The full-wave analysis is employed in order to determine any frequency disperson effects with respect to the modulators characteristic impedance Zc, microwave effective index Nm, microwave and dielectric losses alpha-c and alpha-d, and the half-wave voltage-length product VnL.

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: http://dx/doi.10.1109/JLT.2008.929413
Uncontrolled keywords: Full-wave, integrated optics, optical communications, polymer electrooptic modulator
Subjects: T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics. Nuclear engineering > TK8300 Optoelectronic devices. Photoelectronic devices
Divisions: Faculties > Sciences > School of Engineering and Digital Arts > Broadband & Wireless Communications
Depositing User: J. Harries
Date Deposited: 15 Apr 2010 13:42 UTC
Last Modified: 28 May 2019 15:24 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/24270 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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