TITLE

Planar gallium nitride ultraviolet optical modulator

AUTHOR(S)
Oberhofer, A.E.; Muth, J.F.; Johnson, M.A.L.; Chen, Z.Y.; Fleet, E.F.; Cooper, G.D.
PUB. DATE
October 2003
SOURCE
Applied Physics Letters;10/6/2003, Vol. 83 Issue 14, p2748
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
A planar optical modulator operating near 360 nm suitable for ultraviolet spatial light modulation has been constructed. The modulator operates in transmission mode with a 18% change in transmission at 305 V. The modulator is based on using the electric field to shift and broaden the room-temperature resonance of the gallium nitride exciton with electric fields. © 2003 American Institute of Physics.
ACCESSION #
10964911

 

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