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Optical propagation loss measurements in electro optical host-guest waveguides
Author(s): E. Nitiss; J. Busenbergs; M. Rutkis
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Paper Abstract

Thin organic waveguiding layers are applied more and more frequently as optical components in novel optoelectronic devices. For development of such devices it is important to know the optical properties of the used waveguides. One of the most important parameters is optical propagation loss in the waveguide. In this paper we present optical propagation loss measurements in planar electro optical waveguides using travelling fiber method. Using this method attenuation coefficient α at 633 nm as a function of chromophore concentration for the first two guiding modes in the slab waveguide was determined.

Paper Details

Date Published: 8 May 2013
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 8772, Nonlinear Optics and Applications VII, 87721L (8 May 2013); doi: 10.1117/12.2017226
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E. Nitiss, Univ. of Latvia (Latvia)
J. Busenbergs, Univ. of Latvia (Latvia)
M. Rutkis, Univ. of Latvia (Latvia)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8772:
Nonlinear Optics and Applications VII
Mario Bertolotti; Joseph Haus; Alexei M. Zheltikov, Editor(s)

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