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

Y. Enami, C. T. DeRose, D. Mathine, C. Loychik, C. Greenlee, R. A. Norwood, R. Stegeman, T. D. Kim, J. Luo, Y. Tian, A. K.Y. Jen, N. Peyghambarian

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Abstract

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.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2007
PublisherOptical Society of America
ISBN (Print)1557528349, 9781557528346
StatePublished - Jan 1 2007
EventConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2007 - Baltimore, MD, United States
Duration: May 6 2007May 6 2007

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701

Other

OtherConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2007
CountryUnited States
CityBaltimore, MD
Period5/6/075/6/07

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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Enami, Y., DeRose, C. T., Mathine, D., Loychik, C., Greenlee, C., Norwood, R. A., Stegeman, R., Kim, T. D., Luo, J., Tian, Y., Jen, A. K. Y., & Peyghambarian, N. (2007). Ultrahigh electro-optic coefficient of 170pm/V and low Vπ of 1V at 1.55μm in hybrid polymer/sol-gel waveguide modulators. In Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2007 (Optics InfoBase Conference Papers). Optical Society of America.