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1.55µm Laser Diode Optical Modulator
Masahiko FUJIWARA Shigeru MURATA Takahiro NUMAI Hiroshi HONMOU
IEICE TRANSACTIONS (1976-1990)
Publication Date: 1988/10/25
Print ISSN: 0000-0000
Type of Manuscript: LETTER
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A new kind of optical modulator, utilizing a laser diode optical amplifier, which can solve the insertion loss problem for optical modulators, is proposed and demonstrated. Fabricated devices have shown 10 dB fiber to fiber optical gain and 600 MHz modulation bandwidth at 1.55µm wavelength.