70dB extinction-ratio LiNbO3 optical intensity modulator for two-tone lightwave generation

Tetsuya Kawanishi, Takahide Sakamoto, Masahiro Tsuchiya, Masayuki Izutsu, Shingo Mori, Kaoru Higurna

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Abstract

We demonstrated high extinction ratio intensity modulation for two-tone lightwave generation, by using an integrated Mach-Zehnder modulator with active trimmers which can compensate imbalance in the modulator due to fabrication errors. The extinction ratio was larger than 70dB.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings - Thirteenth International Symposium on Temporal Representation and Reasoning, TIME 2006
Publication statusPublished - 2006 Dec 14
Event2006 Optical Fiber Communication Conference, and the 2006 National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference - Anaheim, CA, United States
Duration: 2006 Mar 52006 Mar 10

Publication series

Name2006 Optical Fiber Communication Conference, and the 2006 National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference
Volume2006

Other

Other2006 Optical Fiber Communication Conference, and the 2006 National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference
CountryUnited States
CityAnaheim, CA
Period06/3/506/3/10

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Kawanishi, T., Sakamoto, T., Tsuchiya, M., Izutsu, M., Mori, S., & Higurna, K. (2006). 70dB extinction-ratio LiNbO3 optical intensity modulator for two-tone lightwave generation. In Proceedings - Thirteenth International Symposium on Temporal Representation and Reasoning, TIME 2006 [1636488] (2006 Optical Fiber Communication Conference, and the 2006 National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference; Vol. 2006).