Method and apparatus of highly linear optical modulation

Patent Number: 9,329,413
Issued: 5/3/2016
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Abstract: In a new optical intensity modulator, a nonlinear change in refractive index is used to balance the nonlinearities in the optical transfer function in a way that leads to highly linear optical intensity modulation.
Filed: 5/20/2014
Application Number: 14/282,904
Government Interests: STATEMENT OF GOVERNMENT INTEREST This invention was made with Government support under Contract No. DE-NA0003525 awarded by the United States Department of Energy/National Nuclear Security Administration. The Government has certain rights in the invention.