Article

Journal of Electroceramics

, Volume 13, Issue 1, pp 135-138

First online:

Thin Film Ferroelectrics for Guided Wave Devices

  • B. W. WesselsAffiliated withMaterials Research Center, Northwestern University Email author 

Rent the article at a discount

Rent now

* Final gross prices may vary according to local VAT.

Get Access

Abstract

Thin film ferroelectrics are being developed for guided wave optical devices. Of particular interest is BaTiO3 because of its high electro-optic coefficient. Epitaxial thin films have been deposited by metalorganic chemical vapor deposition that are suitable for electro-optic devices. Thin film electro-optic modulators have been fabricated and their optical properties characterized. Factors that determine the ultimate bandwidth of these devices are discussed.

Keywords

ferroelectrics waveguide optical properties