All-silicon integrated optical modulator for 1.3 μm fiber-optic interconnects

Hemenway, B. R.; Solgaard, O.; Bloom, D. M.
July 1989
Applied Physics Letters;7/24/1989, Vol. 55 Issue 4, p349
Academic Journal
We report an all-silicon fiber-optic light modulator which relies on free-carrier optical dispersion and mode filtering in single-mode fibers. Greater than 10% peak-to-peak intensity modulation over a 200 MHz bandwidth for 10 mA rf current modulation at 1.3 μm wavelength is demonstrated.


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