Recent Advances of Wide Band Magneto-Optical Modulators in Advanced High Speed Optical Communications Systems
The technology involves a new type of compact device based on magneto-optics in a fiber micro modulator. This type of modulator allows the user to inter manipulate and control the propagation of the incoming light. The operation mechanism uses external magnetic field to manipulate Fe micro particle in order to cause modulation of an optical signal that propagates along an optical waveguide. Over the last several years, the demand for high bandwidth networking has dramatically increased, encouraging the continued development of high-speed electrical and optical devices.