High contrast Fabry-Perot optical modulator using quantum confined Stark effect tuning in

July 1993
Applied Physics Letters;7/19/1993, Vol. 63 Issue 3, p296
Academic Journal
Examines the operation of Fabry-Perot optical modulators with strained multiple quantum well (MQW) layers. Achievement of tuning by varying the index of refraction of the MQW layers; Formation of cavity using the quantum confined Stark effect; Growth of optical modulators by molecular beam epitaxy system.


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