A MEMS tunable optical coplanar waveguide (CPW) based modulator/ photo-detector is introduced. It could apply phase and amplitude corrections at both ends of an optical link, potentially reducing the Inter Symbol Interference (ISI) caused by dispersive effects.

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Persistent URL dx.doi.org/10.1109/OMEMS.2005.1540082
Conference IEEE/LEOS Optical MEMS 2005: International Conference on Optical MEMS and Their Applications
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Roy, L, Tait, R, Mariani, M., & Hojjat, N. (2005). Dispersion compensation in CPW-based optical modulators and photo-detectors using MEMS technology. In IEEE/LEOS Optical MEMS 2005: International Conference on Optical MEMS and Their Applications (pp. 71–72). doi:10.1109/OMEMS.2005.1540082