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Broadband Optical Modulators

Science, Technology, and Applications, 1st Edition

Edited by Antao Chen, Edmond Murphy

CRC Press

568 pages

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"�provides the full, exciting story of optical modulators. � a comprehensive review, from the fundamental science to the material and processing technology to the optimized device design to the multitude of applications for which broadband optical modulators bring great value. � Especially valuable in my view is that the authors are internationally

Table of Contents

Section I: FundamentalsRole and Evolution of Modulators in Optical Fiber Communication. Evolution of Digital Optical Modulation Formats. Fiber-Optic Analog Radio Frequency Links. Overview of Optical Modulators and the Properties That Affect Transmission System Performance.Section II: Modulator TechnologyElectroabsorption Modulators. Lithium Niobate Modulators. Indium Phosphide-Based Electro-Optic Modulators.Section III: Emerging TechnologiesGallium Arsenide Modulator Technology. Electro-Optic Polymer Modulators. Silicon High-Speed Modulators. Organic Electro-Optic Crystal Modulators. Complex Oxide Electro- Optic Modulators.Section IV: Practical Issues in Modulator OperationModulator Drivers. Reliability of Lithium Niobate Modulators. Bias Control Techniques.Section V: Applications Beyond the Digital Telecom SystemBroadband Electric Field Sensors. Passive Millimeter-Wave Imaging Using Optical Modulators. Optical Beam Forming for Microwave and Millimeter Waves. Electro-Optic Time Lenses for Shaping and Imaging Optical Waveforms. RF Photonics-Optical Pulse Synthesizer. Optoelectronic Oscillator. Electro-Optic Analog-to-Digital Converters. Fiber-Optic Gyroscopes. Polarization Control.

About the Editors

Antao Chen is a research professor in the physics department at the University of South Florida. He also has joint appointments as senior scientist at the Applied Physics Laboratory and associate professor at Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Washington. He received his BS and MEng degrees from Beijing Institute of Technology, Beijing, China, in 1983 and 1989, respectively, and his MS and Ph.D degrees from the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, in 1995 and 1998, respectively. He has worked in both the optical industry and academia since 1983.

Edmond J. Murphy currently works for JDSU's Communication and Commercial Optical Products Division where he focuses on Advanced Technology Planning and Intellectual Property matters. He has been with JDSU since 1999, previously serving in various roles such as Vice President of Development, Electro-optic Products Division; General Manager, Electro-Optic Products Division; and Group Chief Technology Officer, Components and Modules Division.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI053000
SCIENCE / Optics
TEC019000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Lasers & Photonics
TEC027000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Nanotechnology & MEMS