With the ongoing, worldwide installation of 40 Gbit/s fiber optic transmission systems, there is an urgency to learn more about the photonic devices supporting this technology. Focusing on the components used to generate, modulate, and receive optical signals, High-Speed Photonic Devices presents the state-of- the-art enabling technologies behind h
Introduction. Electroabsorption (EA) Modulators and EA Modulators Monolithically Integrated with Distributed-Feedback Lasers. High-Speed LiNbO3 Optical Modulators. III-V Compound Semiconductor Electro-Optic Modulators. High-Speed Polymer Optical Modulators and Their Applications. High-Speed Photodetectors and Photoreceivers. IC Technologies for Future Lightwave Communication Systems. High-Speed All-Optical Technologies for Photonics. Index.