Optical Amplitude Modulator Linearized by Integration of Optical Interferometric Waveguides
Conference: ECOC 2016 - 42nd European Conference on Optical Communication
09/18/2016 - 09/22/2016 at Düsseldorf, Deutschland
Proceedings: ECOC 2016
Pages: 3Language: englishTyp: PDFPersonal VDE Members are entitled to a 10% discount on this title
Yamaguchi, Yuya; Izutsu, Masayuki; Nakajima, Hirochika (Waseda University, Shinjuku, Japan)
Kanno, Atsushi; Kawanishi, Tetsuya (Waseda University, Shinjuku, Japan & National Institute of Information and Communications Technology, Koganei, Japan)
We propose an optical amplitude modulator with tailored transfer function by integration of Mach-Zehnder-interferometer-based waveguides. The fabricated modulator designed to enhance the linearity showed a unique transfer function in good agreement with the theoretical one.