US Patent No: 6,871,025

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Direct electrical-to-optical conversion and light modulation in micro whispering-gallery-mode resonators

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Techniques for directly converting an electrical signal into an optical signal by using a whispering gallery mode optical resonator formed of a dielectric material that allows for direct modulation of optical absorption by the electrical signal.

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CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGYPASADENA, CA2712

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Levi, Anthony F J South Pasadena, CA 11 367
Maleki, Lute Pasadena, CA 53 758

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