Controlling the chirp in electroabsorption modulators under digital modulation

J. A.J. Fells, I. H. White, R. V. Penty, M. A. Gibbon, G. H.B. Thompson, A. P. Wright, R. A. Saunders, C. J. Armistead

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Time-resolved chirp measurements are presented for a multiquantum well electroabsorption modulator which are in good agreement with Kramers-Kronig calculations. The device delivers negative chirp by control of both the operating wavelength and electrical drive.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2066-2067
Number of pages2
JournalElectronics Letters
Issue number24
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 1994


  • Chirp
  • Electroabsorption modulators

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering


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