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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.

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Research Org.:
Sandia National Lab. (SNL-NM), Albuquerque, NM (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1250449
Patent Number(s):
9,329,413
Application Number:
14/282,904
Assignee:
Sandia Corporation (Albuquerque, NM)
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

  • DeRose, Christopher T.; Trotter, Douglas C.; Zortman, William A.
  • 2012 IEEE Optical Interconnects Conference, 2012 Optical Interconnects Conference
  • DOI: 10.1109/OIC.2012.6224486