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0 to 18 GHz Traveling-Wave Optical Waveguide Intensity Modulator
Masayuki IZUTSU Hiroshi HAGA Tadasi SUETA
IEICE TRANSACTIONS (1976-1990)
Publication Date: 1980/11/25
Print ISSN: 0000-0000
Type of Manuscript: LETTER
Category: Optical and Quantum Electronics
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Traveling-wave light intensity modulator was constructed using the 5 µm wide strip optical waveguide of z-cut LiNbO3 and the asymmetric stripline as the modulator electrode. The half-wave voltage of 23 V and the extinction ratio of 97% were achieved. Modulation was performed up to 18 GHz.