Ultra-High-Efficiency Lithium Niobate Modulators

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Navy
Amount:
$69,999.00
Award Year:
2008
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
N66001-08-M-1052
Award Id:
87364
Agency Tracking Number:
N073-190-0014
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
8711 148th Ave NE, Redmond, WA, 98052
Hubzone Owned:
N
Minority Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
043692487
Principal Investigator:
Suwat Thaniyavarn
Principal Investigator
(425) 869-6975
suwat@eospace.com
Business Contact:
Chung-Ping Chien
VP, Business Operations
(425) 702-8612
cpchien@eospace.com
Research Institute:
n/a
Abstract
Lithium Niobate electro-optic modulators with improved efficiency achieved via novel device geometriesThe objective on this proposed work is on the development of LiNbO3 modulators designs that consider novel device geometries to achieve low Vpi, and low optical loss performance beyond the current state of the art. The modulator design is compatible with modulation bandwidths to Ka band. The effort will address all aspects of device fabrication, and justify the feasibility/practicality of the approach. The proposed approach will be focusing on practical implementation leading to a relatively low-cost, high-yield manufacture process.

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