Journal of Electroceramics

, Volume 13, Issue 1–3, pp 135–138 | Cite as

Thin Film Ferroelectrics for Guided Wave Devices



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.


ferroelectrics waveguide optical properties 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Materials Research CenterNorthwestern UniversityEvanstonUSA

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