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Title: Low-voltage differentially-signaled modulators

Abstract

Photonic modulators and methods of modulating an input optical signal are provided. A photonic modulator includes at least one modulator section and differential drive circuitry. The at least one modulator section includes a P-type layer and an N-type layer forming a PN junction in the modulator section. The differential drive circuitry is electrically coupled to the P-type layer and the N-type layer of the at least one modulator section.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Sandia National Lab. (SNL-NM), Albuquerque, NM (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1214123
Patent Number(s):
9128308
Application Number:
13/770,501
Assignee:
Sandia Corporation (Albuquerque, NM)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
G - PHYSICS G02 - OPTICS G02F - DEVICES OR ARRANGEMENTS, THE OPTICAL OPERATION OF WHICH IS MODIFIED BY CHANGING THE OPTICAL PROPERTIES OF THE MEDIUM OF THE DEVICES OR ARRANGEMENTS FOR THE CONTROL OF THE INTENSITY, COLOUR, PHASE, POLARISATION OR DIRECTION OF LIGHT, e.g. SWITCHING, GATING, MODULATING OR DEMODULATING
DOE Contract Number:  
AC04-94AL85000
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2013 Feb 19
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
14 SOLAR ENERGY

Citation Formats

Zortman, William A., Lentine, Anthony L., Hsia, Alexander H., and Watts, Michael R. Low-voltage differentially-signaled modulators. United States: N. p., 2015. Web.
Zortman, William A., Lentine, Anthony L., Hsia, Alexander H., & Watts, Michael R. Low-voltage differentially-signaled modulators. United States.
Zortman, William A., Lentine, Anthony L., Hsia, Alexander H., and Watts, Michael R. Tue . "Low-voltage differentially-signaled modulators". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1214123.
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