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An interferometric modulator uses a beamsplitter to produce deflected and transmitted light beams onto mirrored surfaces of a piezoelectric crystal pair, one piezoelectric crystal being driven by a modulating voltage signal, whereupon the light beams are reflected back to the beamsplitter to produce a modulated optical output signal, with the modulator being especially adaptable for use as an digital photonic clock, as a pulse width/amplitude modulator, and as a bistable optical memory cell.

Title
Interferometric modulator for optical signal processing
Application Number
7/780786
Publication Number
5315370
Application Date
October 23, 1991
Publication Date
May 24, 1994
Inventor
Jeffrey A Bulow
209 Granger Rd., West, Syracuse, 13219
NY, US
Agent
Lalos & Keegan
IPC
G01B 9/02
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