Conference Paper

Ultrahigh electro-optic coefficient of 170pm/V and low Vπ of 1V at 1.55μm in hybrid polymer/sol-gel waveguide modulators

Univ. of Arizona, Tucson
DOI: 10.1109/CLEO.2007.4453170 Conference: Lasers and Electro-Optics, 2007. CLEO 2007. Conference on
Source: IEEE Xplore


We demonstrated the highest electro-optic (EO) coefficient with the highest poling efficiency (~100%) in actual modulator devices. This breakthrough was accomplished with contact poling of a crosslinkable EO polymer with an electrically conductive sol-gel cladding.

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