Push-pull laser modulator on faraday effect

Tyumen State University Herald. Physical and Mathematical Modeling. Oil, Gas, Energy


2015, Vol. 1. №2(2)

Push-pull laser modulator on faraday effect

About the authors:

Valery A. Tabarin, Dr. Sci. (Phys.-Math.), Professor, Radio Physics Department, Institute of Physics and Chemistry, Tyumen State University
Anton Yu. Pototskiy, Post-Graduate Student, Radio Physics Department, Tyumen State University; ponab@yandex.ru

Natalya A. Ivanova, Cand. Sci. (Phys.-Math.), Associate Professor, Institute of Physics and Technology, Federal Researcher, Head of the Research Laboratory of Photonics and Microfluidics, X-BIO, University of Tyumen; eLibrary AuthorID, ORCID, Web of Science ResearcherID, Scopus AuthorID, n.ivanova@utmn.ru


A push-pull magneto-optical modulator of laser radiation with an active element of the yttrium iron garnet is proposed. The disadvantages of conventional magneto-optical and electrooptical modulators of laser radiation operating in the near infrared (NIR) wavelength range (1.1-5.5 micron) are discussed. An optical scheme of the push-pull magneto-optical modulator is proposed. It is shown that the proposed optical modulator eliminates the losses of the net power of the input signal, when receiving weak signals allows obtaining a sufficiently large signal/noise ratio in the optical channel. This fact allows use the push-pull optical modulator in the remote control of surfaces, the fiber-optic communication, the data transmission and processing of information.


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