A 10-GHz resonant-type LiNbO3 optical modulator array

Satoshi Shinada, Tetsuya Kawanishi, Takahide Sakamoto, Masahiro Andachi, Kenji Nishikawa, Satoru Kurokawa, Masayuki Izutsu

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Abstract

A resonant-type optical modulator array connected with antennas can effectively convert a micro/millimeter-wave to a light wave for the uplink of a radio-on-fiber system. We demonstrated the operation of an array that contained four modulators using power simultaneously received by microstrip antennas connected to each modulator. We confirmed that the optical phase change induced by the received power was proportional to the number of connected antennas.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)735-737
Number of pages3
JournalIEEE Photonics Technology Letters
Volume19
Issue number10
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2007 May 15
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Antenna arrays
  • Optical modulation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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