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Title: Method and apparatus of highly linear optical modulation

Abstract

In a new optical intensity modulator, a nonlinear change in refractive index is used to balance the nonlinearities in the optical transfer function in a way that leads to highly linear optical intensity modulation.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Sandia National Lab. (SNL-NM), Albuquerque, NM (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1250449
Patent Number(s):
9329413
Application Number:
14/282,904
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: 2014 May 20
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
47 OTHER INSTRUMENTATION; 36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; 71 CLASSICAL AND QUANTUM MECHANICS, GENERAL PHYSICS

Citation Formats

DeRose, Christopher, and Watts, Michael R. Method and apparatus of highly linear optical modulation. United States: N. p., 2016. Web.
DeRose, Christopher, & Watts, Michael R. Method and apparatus of highly linear optical modulation. United States.
DeRose, Christopher, and Watts, Michael R. Tue . "Method and apparatus of highly linear optical modulation". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1250449.
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High speed travelling wave carrier depletion silicon Mach-Zehnder modulator
conference, May 2012