Mach-Zehnder modulators with active Y-branch structure for precise lightwave control

Hirochika Nakajima, Yuya Yamaguchi, Tetsuya Kawanishi, Masayuki Izutsu

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Abstract

High extinction ratio optical modulation using Mach-Zehnder interferometer with active Y-branch is proposed. The measured extinction ratio was over 60 dB, and we successfully operated optical two-tone signal generation over a long period of time with automatic bias control technique.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCOIN 2014 - 12th International Conference on Optical Internet
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
ISBN (Electronic)9781479965076
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2014 Nov 7
Externally publishedYes
Event12th International Conference on Optical Internet, COIN 2014 - Jeju, Korea, Republic of
Duration: 2014 Aug 272014 Aug 29

Publication series

NameCOIN 2014 - 12th International Conference on Optical Internet

Other

Other12th International Conference on Optical Internet, COIN 2014
CountryKorea, Republic of
CityJeju
Period14/8/2714/8/29

Keywords

  • Mach-Zehnder
  • extinction ratio
  • lithium niobate
  • optical modulator
  • two-tone

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Networks and Communications

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    Nakajima, H., Yamaguchi, Y., Kawanishi, T., & Izutsu, M. (2014). Mach-Zehnder modulators with active Y-branch structure for precise lightwave control. In COIN 2014 - 12th International Conference on Optical Internet [6950585] (COIN 2014 - 12th International Conference on Optical Internet). Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.. https://doi.org/10.1109/COIN.2014.6950585