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Method and apparatus of highly linear optical modulation

United States Patent

May 3, 2016
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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.
DeRose; Christopher (Albuquerque, NM), Watts; Michael R. (Hingham, MA)
Sandia Corporation (Albuquerque, NM)
14/ 282,904
May 20, 2014
STATEMENT OF GOVERNMENT INTEREST This invention was developed under Contract DE-AC04-94AL85000 between Sandia Corporation and the U.S. Department of Energy. The U.S. Government has certain rights in this invention.