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Hybrid sol-gel material for potential optical amplication
Author(s): Pascal Etienne; Paul Coudray; Yves Moreau; Jerome Porque
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Paper Abstract

Optical amplification performance is channel waveguides involves the absence of OH groups to have Erbium doping efficiency and a high refractive index variation between the guide and the surround material to have the maximum confining as possible. In this way, we propose a new hybrid material using a hydrophobic silica precursor to reduce the OH content mixed to a diacrylate monomer which reactivity allow a high refractive variation under UV light exposure.

Paper Details

Date Published: 6 July 1998
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 3469, Organic-Inorganic Hybrid Materials for Photonics, (6 July 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.312913
Show Author Affiliations
Pascal Etienne, Univ. de Montpellier II (France)
Paul Coudray, Univ. de Montpellier II (France)
Yves Moreau, Univ. de Montpellier II (France)
Jerome Porque, Univ. de Montpellier II (France)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3469:
Organic-Inorganic Hybrid Materials for Photonics
Liliane G. Hubert-Pfalzgraf; S. Iraj Najafi, Editor(s)

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