Accession Number : ADD013946

Title :   Integrated-Optic, Polarization-Selective Phase Modulator.

Descriptive Note : Patent Application, Filed 18 Aug 88,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Kersey, Alan D ; Bulmer, Catherine H ; Dandridge, Anthony

Report Date : 18 Aug 1988

Pagination or Media Count : 16

Abstract : An integrated-optic, polarization-selective phase modulator is disclosed. In a preferred embodiment of the invention a channel waveguide provides a path there through for polarized light having horizontal and vertical polarization components, and an electrode structure is disposed above the channel waveguide and is responsive to the application of a control voltage to the electrode structure for substantially phase modulating only the vertical component of the polarized

Descriptors :   *CHANNELS, *PATENT APPLICATIONS, *PHASE MODULATION, *POLARIZATION, *WAVEGUIDES, CONTROL, ELECTRODES, HORIZONTAL ORIENTATION, LIGHT, VERTICAL ORIENTATION, VOLTAGE

Subject Categories : Optics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE