By Antao Chen, Edmond Murphy
"…provides the whole, fascinating tale of optical modulators. … a entire assessment, from the basic technological know-how to the fabric and processing know-how to the optimized gadget layout to the multitude of functions for which broadband optical modulators convey nice worth. … in particular priceless in my opinion is that the authors are across the world identified researchers, builders, and platforms those who are specialists of their box, writing now, with the point of view that point deals, approximately their groundbreaking paintings. "
―Dr. Rodney C. Alferness, Senior vice chairman of Optical Networking study at Lucent applied sciences’ Bell Labs
Considered the main finished ebook but released in this severe topic, Broadband Optical Modulators: technology, know-how, and Applications deals a very wide-ranging but in-depth evaluation of the cutting-edge within the layout and use of optical modulators. A compilation of specialist insights, this publication covers primary and functional points, from fabrics to platforms, addressing historic and newer developments.
- Optical and electro-optic houses of conventional unmarried crystalline lithium niobate, silicon, and III-V compound semiconductors, in addition to rising electro-optic polymers and natural nonlinear optic crystals
- Discussion of things very important to modulator layout, fabrication, and performance
- Fundamental subject matters, reminiscent of electro-optic influence in nonlinear optic crystals and semiconductors
Leaders within the box created this beneficial reference for clinical researchers inquisitive about high-speed machine examine and improvement, in particular within the components of optical transmitters and optical modulators for fiber-optics conversation platforms. supporting readers grasp optical modulation recommendations, this publication should be helpful to engineers (system/subsystem designers, product builders, and technical and undertaking managers) and different pros within the telecommunications and protection industries. It deals the audience―which comprises graduate students―an in-depth figuring out of the hot modulator architectures and applied sciences now to be had, in addition to the strengths, weaknesses, merits, and trade-offs linked to each one.