Velocity-Mismatching Effect on Extinction Characteristics of Traveling Wave Electroabsorption Modulator

Jiyoun Lim, Myunghun Shin, Jeha Kim, Jeong Soo Kim, Kwang Eui Pyun, Songcheol Hong
2001 Japanese Journal of Applied Physics  
The velocity-mismatching effect of the traveling wave electroabsorption modulator (TWEAM) is investigated. A model is proposed to design the length of the modulator. Optical transmission through the device is simulated and the degradation of extinction ratio with velocity mismatch is analyzed.
doi:10.1143/jjap.40.2735 fatcat:4dheyj4a7vd63jqvrjpsf4jp7e