Hybrid Fabry-Ṕrot ́talon using an electro-optic polymer for optical modulation

Haiyong Gan*, Hongxi Zhang, Christopher T. Derose, Robert A. Norwood, Mahmoud Fallahi, Jingdong Luo, Alex K.Y. Jen, Boyang Liu, Seng-Tiong Ho, Nasser Peyghambarian

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Abstract

The authors present a Fabry-Ṕrot ́talon using an electro-optic (EO) polymer material as the nonlinear medium. The two electrodes used to apply voltage across the EO polymer include an indium tin oxide electrode outside the ́talon cavity and a low-absorption indium oxide electrode inside the ́talon cavity. High finesse (∼234) and a low insertion loss (∼4 dB) have been obtained. An isolation ratio of 10 dB and ∼10% modulation depth at 200 kHz with 5 V applied voltage have been achieved. These results indicate that EO polymer ́talons are promising as spatial light modulators for information technology.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number141113
JournalApplied Physics Letters
Volume89
Issue number14
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 12 2006

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)

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