Skip to Main Content
A 16-arrayed polymeric optical modulator is fabricated using an electrooptic (EO) polymer with a large EO coefficient and good thermal stability. The 16-arrayed modulator has lumped-type electrodes with a response time of less than 1 ns. The 16-arrayed modulator has good uniform modulation characteristics between the individual modulators. The deviation of half-wave voltages is 0.2 V and that of insertion losses about 1 dB. Crosstalks range from -28 to -36 dB and extinction ratios are more than 21 dB.
Date of Publication: Aug. 2004